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2016 Chemo Round 2, Day 2

And BOOM, another round is in the books. I hit the rack pretty early last night after a full day of treatment and believe it or not actually got a little rest. I drifted off and on because the steroid decadron had me racing but I quieted myself enough to feel rested. Then bounced up [...]
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Round 1 Post Treatment Blood Check

I had my post treatment check in this morning with my oncolodoc. Things are moving in the right direction. My WBC is coming down and the rest of my counts are still at overall safe levels. We know those will dip in the coming months but today they are good. Many lymph nodes are starting [...]
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Seemingly Innocuous and Viciously Toxic

It’s very strange to sit in a relaxing chemo recliner and watch bags of crystal clear and seemingly innocuous fluid slowly drip into your blood stream which are actually deadly killers. Here I sit the morning after two full rounds of chemo and I’m still feeling good. I did experience a mild bonk last night [...]
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Successful TriRock Philly for TNT

Last weekend I had the privilege of watching a couple of dozen of our Team in Training athletes cross the finish line of the 2016 TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon. These guys worked hard all season to prepare for Philly. In total, our team raised $104,000 to aid the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission to fight blood [...]
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Team & Training Chat with NBC10 Philadelphia

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with NBC10’s Vai Sikahema on my relationship with the TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon as an athlete, a coach, and a survivor. Michael Sneed of title sponsor Johnson & Johnson joined me as well. Here is the link to the segment: NBC10 Philly
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For This Triathlete and DCMH Cancer Patient, It’s More Than a Race

Coaching, after a leukemia diagnosis, is an even greater reward DREXEL HILL, Pa. – Steve Brown is at the top of his game. He has spent the last few decades as an endurance athlete, competing at the highest levels in the long-distance swim-bike-run as a triathlete. He is a 12-time ironman. A 26-mile marathon is [...]
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DVR & Media Alert

On Tuesday June 21st I will be interviewed by Vai Sikahema of NBC10 News (NBC Philadelphia) on my experiences with leukemia and coaching with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program. The segment will be part of their 11 AM news broadcast and we should air at 11:45 AM. Check it out!
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A Message to our TNT TriRock Philly Athletes

Hey guess what? It’s almost race weekend. I’m not saying that to stir the anxiety pot, I’m saying that because I can’t believe this season is almost over. As I said at SJU yesterday, please DO NOT try to cram months of training into these last two weeks. That is always a recipe for injury. [...]
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WEGO Health Guest Blog Post

I was recently asked by WEGO Health to contribute a guest blog post on my leukemia experience. Happy reading! Click HERE to read.
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Living With… Interview

I recently did this podcast interview for “Living With…” I hope you enjoy it. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/living-with…episode-009/id975036684?i=339905118&mt=2
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