Category Archives: survivor

Be Well Philly Article

Philadelphia magazine’s health and fitness supplement, Be Well Philly, ran a nice piece on me in their current September issue. Thanks to editor Emily Leaman, and photographer Adam Jones, for capturing what’s been important in this journey. Pick it up at your local news stand or check it out here. Be Well Philly
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Living Strong

Last night I had the honor of addressing a roomful of cancer survivors at our local LIVESTRONG YMCA.  I have been a member of this Y for about 20 years and a board member for another 6 or so. Given that I am also a leukemia survivor, I am always excited to meet, greet, and [...]
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Gatorade, Coaching, and TriRock News

A few new things have shaken out this week. For starters, my Team in Training coaching buddy, Todd Wiley who has had the Eastern Pennsylvania triathlon team since 1999 and who I have been partnering with since my diagnosis in 2006 is stepping down from the head coaching helm. This is a tough pill to [...]
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Two Oceans Ultra Marathon – Part 1

In 2012 I felt like my race calendar was getting a little stagnant. I still loved what I was doing but some of the races I was doing were starting to feel like just another day at the office. I have raced 11 ironman triathlons and 20 marathons and God knows how many shorter course events – and I love those distances and races. But I was searching for something different, or bigger, or just “more”.
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Happiness Is…

I am happy to report that I had an oncology follow up appointment this past Friday....
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South Africa, Two Oceans Interview

I was recently contacted by Kolosa Vuso with the South African marketing firm Tenfour Media to answer a few questions regarding my participation in the upcoming Two Oceans Ultra Marathon in Cape Town South Africa.  The timing was quite ironic because I was just starting to contemplate a blog post on this very topic. I’m not [...]
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Donate to Two Oceans Ultra Marathon – South Africa

I am once again supporting Ethan Zohn and Grassroot Soccer in their quest to create an AIDS free world, mobilized through soccer. This time, I am taking on a 56 KM ultra marathon in South Africa
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Endurance Planet Interview

I recently chatted with Tawnee Prazak with Endurance Planet. Come have a listen. Click to listen!
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Open Letter to Lance Armstrong

Dear Lance, I need to get a few things off of my chest. I’m conflicted. I am a fellow cancer survivor and was one of your biggest fans, supporters, and advocates. I read your two books. I continue to wear a LIVESTRONG wristband. But I’m conflicted. Our local YMCA is a LIVESTRONG YMCA. I am a board [...]
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New Runner Academy Interview

I recently did an interview with Matt Johnson of Runner Academy and we chatted about a wide array of topics. Come check out the podcast.
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