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LiveSTRONG Day, October 2nd

An e-mail I recieved- Dear Mary, Thirteen years ago today, I was diagnosed with cancer. Every year since then, October 2 has served as a reminder to me that even though cancer left my body, it will always be a … Continue reading

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Photos from cycling at Philly LiveStrong Challenge

The day started VERY early.  My Dad went with me and we had a smooth drive to the Challenge.  Shortly after we arrived, we found Scott and soon more Team Smitty members filtered in and got their bikes and gear … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge 2010- Bike ride

An optimistic several months ago, I signed up for the 20 miler.  Well… training came more in the form of 20-30 minutes on the stationary bike and while the endurance or calorie burning program is more challenging than doing nothing… … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge- 2010 vs 2009 vs 2008

I just wanted to say, this year as I’m doing the Philly LiveStrong Challenge it’s quite a bag of mixed emotions… remembering when hubby did the 100 miler in 2008 and I brought our tiny son to meet him at … Continue reading

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As it draws closer

With every passing day, it draws closer to a year without John.   In jumbled order…  somewhere around this time we were watching the Tour de France together.  There was the terrible pop of bone… the awful MRI experience (for … Continue reading

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Team Smitty for the Philly LiveStrong Challenge is up and running!

“We will forever remember, respect, and honor JP and never give up the battle that he fought so hard against.” — David Duskin (from the Team Smitty Facebook Page) I was just thinking that I needed to get Team Smitty … Continue reading

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Last photos

I was working on a photo project today and ended up in tears. Partially from looking at healthy photos of John and hating how melanoma took away his life.  It changed him from a strong active, healthy man into a … Continue reading

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