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  • We Did It!!

    We Did It!!

    June 10, 2011!  Just got back from the final dinner for Cincinnati’s Man of the Year Campaign, and I’m happy to say that we did it!  I am the new Man of the Year for the Cincinnati area, 2011.  It was a great experience to work on this, and a great outcome.  Thank you to [...]

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Chapter 1 — I am the face of successful research

Chapter 1 — I am the face of successful research

  What are the odds of this scenario: A guy decides to run his first marathon to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society He trains for months, raises thousands of dollars and finishes the race Less than two months later he is diagnosed with a rare blood disorder that, though it is not [...]

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Chapter 2 — Why the Man of the Year Campaign?

Chapter 2 — Why the Man of the Year Campaign?

So what is this all about anyway? Simply put, the Man/Woman of the Year is an annual, nation-wide fundraising “competition” to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Men and women in each of the LLS’ geographic districts are “nominated” to run. The campaigns run for just ten weeks and each dollar that participants [...]

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Chapter 3 — Running the Marathon!

Chapter 3 — Running the Marathon!

After more than 10 years of thinking about it, at the end of 2007 I decided to run a Marathon. I signed up with the L&L Society’s Team in Training and bought some new shoes. Team in Training is AWESOME. They give you everything you need to be successful – a training program, advice, trainers, [...]

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Pulmonary test.

Chapter 4 — Diagnosis

About seven weeks after completing the Flying Pig Marathon to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (click here to read that story!) I was on a business trip to Chicago. The night before a big client event I woke up about an hour after going to sleep, unable to breathe. Really unable to [...]

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Chapter 5 – Treatments

Chapter 5 – Treatments

One of my doctors told me that had I walked into their offices with Amyloidosis 10 years ago the outlook would have been nearly hopeless – the medical community simply didn’t know what to do. Research has changed that. Finding the right Doctor. Not many doctors know a lot about Amyloidosis. I had to find [...]

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