Category Archives: health & fitness

Philly.com Article

Many thanks to Tracey Romero and Philly.com for running this piece on their blog site on March 4th. Click HERE to read.
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WEGO Health

I’ve been nominated for three different WEGO Health Activist awards. WEGO is a network of over 100,000 of the most influential members of the online health community. They consist of bloggers, tweeters, pinners, and leaders of Facebook pages who are empowered patients that drive the healthcare conversation online, across virtually every health topic and condition. My nominations include Health [...]
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Philly Marathon

Congrats to all of today’s finishers, volunteers, supporters, race staff, Philly cops, spectators, and everyone else who had anything to do with this amazing event. I can’t say it enough, I love this event. It never disappoints. It always has and always will be a special place for. It was my first marathon in 1994 and [...]
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Upcoming Inspiration & Perspiration

Well it looks like my calendar is going to be pretty busy in the coming months. Next up is Ironman Maryland on September 20th. As some of you know, this is the old Chesapeakeman race recently purchased by the WTC. I’m looking forward to doing this race under the M-Dot umbrella and comparing it to [...]
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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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