My diagnosis of brain cancer came in July ‘18, which was immediately followed by a year’s worth of treatment, including surgery, rehab, radiation, and chemo. It was such a frightening whirlwind that it was an adjustment to take it more than ‘one day at a time’ again. Now that I've reached that point, I'm excited to swim. I'm swimming because it’s fun (obviously), because it's been a goal I’ve been working toward for a year, because it's a way to give back to MD Anderson and raise funds for research, treatment and future patients, and because my 2 1/2 year-old will be heartbroken if he finds out I’m not Daddy Shark.
In our lifetime, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer. I joined the SAA community so that, together, we can change that. I am challenging myself by swimming in the Houston Open Water Swim and raising as much money to fight cancer as I can. Please support me by sponsoring my swim and making a gift. The money you give will go towards cancer research, prevention and treatment and will make an impact in the fight to find a cure. Thank you for your generosity and may it lead to a cancer-free world!
Swim Across America, 11600 N. Community House Rd., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28277. Check should be made out to Swim Across America but please include a note mentioning my name as the swimmer you are supporting!