Category Archives: health & fitness

A New Teammate

I received the below email this afternoon. Just another example that my disease has purpose, meaning, and a reason. Of course I connected with this guy right away. Hello, I got the official Stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosis today. I’m being treated at the Delaware County Hospital and when the awesome administrators saw my Eagleman [...]
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Delaware News Journal Article

The Delaware News Journal ran the following story on me in connection with National Cancer Survivor's Day. While it's I live in Pennsylvania, I have worked in Delaware for many years.
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Lauren Hart Show

Here is the clip to the Lauren Hart show that aired on May 1st on WMCN 44.
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Clean Bill

For those keeping score at home, I had a follow up appointment with my favorite oncologist the other day. Everything is GOOD. My blood work is completely normal and I continue to feel really, really good. The results from a recent CT scan actually showed signs of a little growth against the previous CT, but [...]
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2014 Nicholas E. Colleluori Award

On March 21st 2014, I had the pleasure of introducing cancer survivor and heart transplant recipient Derek Fitzgerald and presenting him with the Nicholas E. Colleluori award for his demonstrated bravery and impact on the blood cancer community at the annual HEADSTRONG Foundation Lime Light Gala. I have known Derek on multiple levels for a couple [...]
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Our Toes Aren’t Always in the Sand

A friend recently reached out to me looking for advice for herself and for her friend who was recently diagnosed with a terminal illness. I thought I would share some of my response.
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HEADstrong Announces 1st Annual Relentless Challenge on March 16th at Wells Fargo Center

Philadelphia, PA – HEADstrong Foundation™ (HF) is proud to announce the 1st Annual Relentless Challenge; a new family-friendly fitness challenge in collaboration with the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). On Sunday, March 16, 2014, for the first time in Philadelphia sports history, the floors of the Wells Fargo Center will be transformed [...]
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Competitor Returns as Presenting Sponsor of the 2014 Endurance Sports Expo

The 2014 Endurance Sport Expo presented by Competitor runs February 22-23 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center WAYNE, PA – January 31, 2014 – Organizers of the fifth annual Endurance Sports Expo — the largest cycling, running and triathlon consumer show in the country – announced today that Competitor, the world’s leading voice of endurance athletes, will return as [...]
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And I’m Out

And I’m Out I am happy to report that today I finished the last of my chemo treatments, hopefully for a while. If you have been following along, you’ll recall I had a few chronic lymphocytic leukemia symptoms reappear after having been in remission for quite some time. The answer was to zap it with between 4-6 [...]
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Looking Ahead to 2014

I wanted to take a minute and update folks on a few things that I am excited about as we get ready to usher in the New Year.  For starters, keep an eye on Endurance Racing Magazine as I will be writing a standing column called “Racing Against Cancer” where I will talk about all [...]
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