Category Archives: survivor

Diagnosis Anniversary

2/24/2006. It’s been 12 years since I was initially diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. That’s 4,383 days. I’ll admit there have been a few of those days where all of the emotions associated with cancer may have gotten the better of me and I felt like throwing something in the Schuylkill River. But the majority [...]
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Broad Street 10 Miler

So….. here’s the deal. I decided to jump into the Broad Street 10 Miler with Team in Training and could use your help. This year marks 12 years living with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and 12 years working with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on multiple campaigns. I figured it was time to jump into another [...]
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Vigo Sighting

This was just so stinking cool. Over the weekend, I raced in the USA Triathlon Mid Atlantic regional championship at Atlantic City NJ. Upon my arrival on race morning I ran into a great friend and wonderful human being in Rob Vigorito. As USAT Regional Chair, “Vigo” was there to help out with the race. [...]
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Intestinal Fortitute

Greetings! On my ride yesterday I got to thinking about a high school soccer coach I had who used to preach the importance of having “intestinal fortitude” to be able to dig deep when you needed that something extra. We really didn’t get it as teenagers. But somewhere along the way of 30 years of [...]
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Cancer Support Community

And yet another contact that I made on my recent trip to Chicago was the Cancer Support Community. As the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. [...]
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CLL Society

One of the connections I made while in Chicago was with the CLL Society. The CLL Society Inc. is a patient–centric, physician–curated nonprofit organization focused on patient education, support, and research. Dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of the CLL and related blood cancer communities, our goal is to develop real, recent and relevant [...]
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Team in Training Greeting from Ethan

Our Team in Training athletes received some positive energy and well wished from my buddy Ethan Zohn the other day by way of this special video message. Check it out HERE.
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Forever Young Radio Interview

Last week I did an interview for Forever Young Radio. We chatted about life, family, cancer, and triathlon. Come give it a listen.
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My New Philly – Organic Living Interview

Here is a recent interview I did with Trisha Graybill for Organic Living on My New Philly.
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Diagnosis Anniversary

Well here we are again… another February 24th. On this day in 2006 my wife and I sat in the office of an oncologist we had just met as we tried to wrap our heads around the diagnosis he had given me: chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This is the one date that is imprinted on my [...]
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