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December 15, 2018

When “i” is replaced by “we,” even illness becomes wellness

Many issues in life are overwhelming; getting diagnosed with cancer is one of those. I’ve been very fortunate. Many of my friends and colleagues that are part of this “brotherhood” haven’t been as fortunate. Prostate cancer is terribly underfunded (and misunderstood) compared to other Cancers because men don’t talk about it. They don’t engage because…

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November 10, 2018

Success Defined

The dictionary defines success the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.  Impacting just one person with my story is my definition of success. My journey has created a passion in me to help others battle cancer, including those close to cancer victims and anyone facing challenges in their journey through life.  I feel fortunate to…

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November 1, 2018

My New Book Is Now Available For Purchase!

When I was diagnosed with cancer, it devastated me. My history is that of a great athlete, absorbed with training and competition—but that made me almost arrogant about my health. So when I got some of the worst news a person can get, it completely defeated me. I lost a friend to cancer the year…

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February 16, 2018

What is a Winning Mindset?

As I wrote  in my blog CHOOSING THE RIGHT MINDSET (12.27.17), the right mindset takes courage and diligence; it can help you step out of your comfort zone to deal with the curveballs life throws at you. When I arrived in Beaver Creek Colorado for the Mountain Man Winter Triathlon years ago, I heard it…

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February 11, 2018

Live Beyond Yourself

“I profoundly feel that the art of living is the art of giving.  You’re fulfilled in the moment of giving, of doing something beyond yourself.”  – Laurance Rockefeller To become an IRONMAN, you must be somewhat self-absorbed and self-centered. Training requires great time-management skills. The typical personality of an IRONMAN is driven and goal-oriented in…

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February 2, 2018

Know Your Options

Tony Robbins said, “Identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions.” When I was trying to figure out how to fight cancer, I didn’t just follow the doctor’s orders.  I wanted to make sure I KNEW what my options were. I spent a significant amount of time exploring the options.  I believe…

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January 26, 2018

Be Prepared

One of the keys to handling anything in life is to be prepared.  As Ben Franklin said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” For me, cancer surgery was a game-changer. Post-surgery; I felt like I had been run over by an 18-wheeler. I was severely challenged, but was mentally prepared. The anticipation…

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January 19, 2018

Overcome Your Fear

The dictionary defines fear as an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.  What fears do you have and how are they impacting your life?  Fear can be devastating to your mindset and lead you down a mental path so different than who you…

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January 12, 2018

Be Intentional

Maintaining a winning mindset is a conscious choice and a key component is being intentional. Sometimes if something goes wrong, we don’t stop and look at how we might have impacted the outcome.   When we examine that and stay conscious with our actions and thoughts, we can end up with a much more intentional…

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