I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in March 2014, had chemotherapy treatments for six months and was found to be in full remission by October 2014.
I continue treatments every 60 days at the Florida Cancer Center in Gainesville, FL with my doctor, Dr. Lucio Gordan. This summer, between treatments, I hiked the 486-mile Colorado Trail and my daughter set up a GoFundMe site to raise money for LLS. I completed the hike in 38 days and found it to be a fantastic adventure.
I am incredibly grateful to be healthy enough do such a hike at 56 years old, and appreciate my health, my friends, and my family every day. All of the funds raised, a total of $10,712.21, were sent to LLS and it is my hope that our drop in the bucket will help fill the bucket, benefit further research, and help others.