Archive for January 2013

San Francisco 49ers' Culliver is a Dumb Homophobe

My article today is yet another example of why athletes should not be role models.  San Francisco 49ers corner back Chris Culliver had the following to say regarding his knowledge of any homosexual teammates. ”I don’t do the gay guys, man. I don’t do that.  ‘Ain’t got no gay people on the team. They gotta... Read more »

I Used to be the Quiet Kid, Now I Won't Shut Up

I think back to the days when I was uncool and quiet. I was a nerdy and shy kid for the most part growing up.  I suppose I am still quiet now but I am a little more outgoing and I don’t avoid the spotlight.  Growing up I had a small group of friends.  They were... Read more »

Keep Your Eye on the Ball: The End is Where I Begin

I never imagined that I would be involved in such a battle.  I ended up having a recurrence about 5 years later.  This time my lone testicle was fine.  I am still, by definition, a man.  I required only surgery to remove the cancer that time.  I have been in remission ever since. Cancer changed... Read more »
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Keep Your Eye on the Ball: My Everlasting Badge of Honor

Keep Your Eye on the Ball:  My Everlasting Badge of Honor
Get caught up: Read Cancer Diagnosis At 21, Say Goodbye to My Little Friend, and Breaking News. The surgery was all set, and it seemed complicated.  The tumors in my chest region would be removed as would the lymph nodes.  I know this is the first mention of the mass in my chest and that... Read more »

Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Breaking News

In case you missed it please get caught up by reading parts 1 and 2 A cancer diagnosis, as if that was not difficult enough to deal with the worst was yet to come. I had to go home and tell all of my friends and family. I was still unsure of how I would... Read more »

Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Say Goodbye to My Little Friend

Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Say Goodbye to My Little Friend
If you missed part one check out Cancer Diagnosis at 21 I met with the surgeon who was in charge of removing my testicle. I was a young dude and my only main question was whether or not I would get to keep it. I mean after all, it is MY testicle, I cultivated it... Read more »
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Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Cancer Diagnosis at 21

I have never told my entire story about my battle with cancer. Today, begins a series of blogs that deal with this subject. I am going to do so with humor and honesty. Cancer made me who I am today. I share my story as a ray of hope to those affected by this disease.... Read more »