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Good Bye Dad and the Hospice Angels

January 4, 2013

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My dad passed this morning at 4:40 AM. I was at his side. He was at peace and in no pain thanks to the angels at the hospice unit. We received his terminal diagnosis on the 21st of December and all family members, along with my dad, chose no treatment and weeks of life as […]

One step at at time, $1 at a time

December 29, 2012

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‎00:13:00 avg minute/mile pace for today’s 8 mile training run in 27 degrees. On pace to hit my sub 3 hour half marathon in San Antonio next month. Stop by http://pages.teamintraining.org/ntx/herosa13/ExpatColoradoan to help in the fight against cancer: One step at a time, 1$ at a time.

The Mayan Prophecy Variant

December 29, 2012

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I’ve been meaning to write this post for a week now but so many things have transpired, Christmas among them, and this is my first chance to sit down and really put my thoughts down. It started on 21 Dec, or, the “End of the World” based on some people’s interpretation of the Mayan Calendar. […]

Steps for hope

December 27, 2012

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A few days ago I wrote 13.1 Miles: One Step at a Time about what I use to motivate me in training for a half-marathon to raise money and awareness for Leukemia, Lymphoma and other blood born cancers. In that article I mention taking steps for those that have survived and those who fought hard […]

13.1 miles: One step at a time

December 23, 2012

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Last August I wrote Reality Check about my dad’s lymphoma, chemo and joining the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In Training (TNT). Since then when I mention that I’m running a half marathon to raise money and awareness for leukemia, lymphoma and other blood born cancers I get asked “How do you run 13 […]

Reality check

August 20, 2012

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Please donate to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! A few days ago I brought up the fear associated with my dad’s cancer diagnosis. So far the prognosis is good. According to the oncologist, non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is very treatable and curable. However, it is not cheap and my dad is on social security with a rather limited […]

A year of change

August 16, 2012

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This is it…it’s the year 2012 and the end of the world is near (or it is if you believe the Mayan Calendar predicts the end of the world rather than just that the celestial cycle repeats and starts over again). I personally don’t buy into that theory. What I do buy into is that […]