Archive for October 2015

Giving Hope To Cancer Patients And Their Families

I have been in the cancer community for a long time and have come across a lot of different cancer organizations. Some of these are really good cancer groups and some of them are not so good. A few years ago, I happen to come across a really good one and it is a real... Read more »

I Am In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship With The Chicago Cubs

I remember when it all started. I grew up in the North suburbs of Chicago. We lived only a few miles from a very short train ride to get to the place where I would call home for a huge portion of my summer every year growing up. The place that would bring me so... Read more »

For Me, Races Are Not About The Finish Time

This past weekend, I finished my 14th consecutive Chicago Marathon and my 23rd marathon overall. I started running when I finished chemotherapy for stage 3-colon cancer in 2002. I did my first marathon 5 months later. I finished an Ironman triathlon to celebrate 5 years cancer free in 2007. Being in the running/triathlon community, it’s... Read more »

I Run The Chicago Marathon But My Wife Deserves The Medal

If you know me at all, you know that I truly adore my wife. Everything that I am able to do, is because Amy makes it possible for me. This coming Sunday, I will be running in my 14th consecutive Chicago marathon, my 23rd marathon overall. I have all of my medals hanging on a rack... Read more »