Week 175 on Cancer Mountain … 30-Day Update On Our “Terminator” T-Cell Clinical Trial w/ UCSF Cancer Center & PACT Pharma — VIDEO

We did it! Our clinical trial is off to an amazing start and I should be cleared to head home this week. Have a look at this video for a detailed update on our experience. Thanks for all your support from near and far! We welcome you to share this post and video with anyoneContinue reading “Week 175 on Cancer Mountain … 30-Day Update On Our “Terminator” T-Cell Clinical Trial w/ UCSF Cancer Center & PACT Pharma — VIDEO”

Happy New Year! … Let’s All Keep Rollin’

Happy New Year everyone!I think we’re all glad to put the very challenging year of 2020 behind us.We were able to make the very best of ours with your help and support! Here’s a look back … I’m looking forward to an exciting year ahead on the treatment front. Here’s a short overview of whereContinue reading “Happy New Year! … Let’s All Keep Rollin’”

CALLING OUT AROUND THE WORLD! Virtual Cyclists Everywhere, We Need You FEB 4!

Blog Post: Week #165 ~ December 2020 Hi friends, I’m really excited about this event and I invite EVERYONE to join me … Not kidding, I mean EVERYONE! This upcoming World Cancer Day, February 4th, I’ll be participating in the World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge, a VIRTUAL CYCLING event for cyclists all over the world.Continue reading “CALLING OUT AROUND THE WORLD! Virtual Cyclists Everywhere, We Need You FEB 4!”

Week 161 on Cancer Mountain: Some Pain and Set-backs, But Thanksgiving Starts Now for Team Crafty!

Hey friends, A little forewarning, this post is a bit long and it is going to take you on wild ride of lows and highs. These past few weeks have been some of my toughest on cancer mountain. For 3 years now, having skated past many close calls and the expected painful path most colorectalContinue reading “Week 161 on Cancer Mountain: Some Pain and Set-backs, But Thanksgiving Starts Now for Team Crafty!”

Week #158 … 3 Years and 3000 Miles … Now Ready to Blaze a New Trail on Cancer Mountain

Hi Friends, With all the turmoil and uncertainty throughout world today, I hope you will find this little blog post to be some uplifting and maybe even celebratory news. It was 3 years ago this week that I was diagnosed with very serious, Stage IV Colorectal Cancer. Since then, I’ve come learn there are 3Continue reading “Week #158 … 3 Years and 3000 Miles … Now Ready to Blaze a New Trail on Cancer Mountain”

3000 Miles, A Goal Supporting Cancer Research Breakthroughs

Hey friends, Tomorrow is World Cancer Research Day and that’s a very special one for me. You see, down at UCSF Cancer Center, my medical team calls me “a miracle and the future of medicine”. I am here today because of decades of cancer research breakthroughs that have made it possible for patients like meContinue reading “3000 Miles, A Goal Supporting Cancer Research Breakthroughs”

Week 152: Fires, COVID, and Chemo, Oh My!

Hey friends, Wow, we are really being tested out here in the West! Like all of you, we’ve been struggling with latest COVID-19 developments. Then in the past few weeks, the Climate fires exploded from Southern California through the Pacific Northwest, prompting evacuations of many towns throughout California, Oregon and Washington. Thankfully, our town ofContinue reading “Week 152: Fires, COVID, and Chemo, Oh My!”

Week #150 … Chemo Round #41: It’s All About How You Use Your Time

For the past couple weeks, the NorCal fires have kept us indoors and out of the smoke (… and off the bike). Thankfully, our town has been far from the action and not threatened with evacuations or evacuation warnings. We hope that continues to be the case for what has unfortunately become our annual ‘fireContinue reading “Week #150 … Chemo Round #41: It’s All About How You Use Your Time”

Week #147 … Chemo Round #40 … And Obi Wan Said “Use the Force, Crafty. Keep Rollin!”

Last Friday, I hit one of my cycling mileage goals right out in front of a very low-profile Petaluma tourist spot called Rancho Obi Wan. According to Guinness World Records, Rancho OW houses the world’s largest Star Wars memorabilia collection. (Who knew? Right here in PTown of all places!) Anyway, as I rolled by and clicked overContinue reading “Week #147 … Chemo Round #40 … And Obi Wan Said “Use the Force, Crafty. Keep Rollin!””

Week #143: And Then There Was SWAG!

Hi Friends, Even before I got sick, I’d always been weary of (and frankly saddened by) the drabness of many of the hospital environments I’d visited. Once I was diagnosed, understanding I’d soon be going to hospitals and cancer centers like a fitness nut goes to the gym, I feared these places might suck theContinue reading “Week #143: And Then There Was SWAG!”

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