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Speech for Brandeis University Relay for Life 2015

This year, I was honored to not only be the co-captain of the Brandeis Alumni Relay for Life team but also was asked to give the survivor speech. In front of an audience of seven hundred, primarily students between the ages

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Get out the hammer and nails, it’s redesign time

Two years in remission is approaching and I find myself having time to think – not about cancer – but about everything else. When I was a kid, I wanted a job where I could think. Today, I get to watch

Posted in Personal Stuff, Social Media

I get high with a little help from my friends

On top of a cliff overlooking New Paltz and the Hudson Valley, Birdy reached out her arms and said, “After this, who cares about 5 years? The cancer is not coming back! I don’t care anymore!” Graduation day at cancer camp

Posted in Personal Stuff, Survivorship

Climb all the Catskills?

For a year of my life, more people than I ever imagined called me brave, complimented my courage, or told me they didn’t know how I could deal with what I faced. To be honest, I feel like a complete

Posted in Nonprofit Spotlight, Personal Stuff, Survivorship

Relapse Scare – the Lowdown

I have developed a lot of superstitions after getting sick. I never say that I’m cured. I bristle when I think about the word “remission”. I never let my brain dwell too hard on relapse. If any of these thoughts cross

Posted in Personal Stuff, Rants, Survivorship

6 months of remission

I’ve been holding off on this post because of a particularly nasty relapse scare last week – even people who had lymphoma occasionally have lymph nodes swell to the size of marbles and it’s still OK. So now, after what

Posted in Personal Stuff, Survivorship

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving. Like many, I will spend the day gorging myself on way too much food, planning out my strategic holiday shopping attack, and beginning what will be a very busy month of Christmas movies and music (I’m a Jew who

Posted in Personal Stuff

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