Author Archive

  • True Friends

    They say when you or a loved one is diagnosed with cancer, you find out who your true friends are. I am fortunate to say that they are so many wonderful people that stepped up for Kevin and myself in big and in small ways; and so many of them continue to step up and support the Elixir Fund. One in particular is the inspiration behind TEAM KEVIN running the TCS New York City Marathon. [caption ...

    Posted at August 31, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on True Friends
  • Why Shelly Moore is running the TCS New York City Marathon

    On November 1, 2015 TEAM KEVIN will take to the streets of NYC for the TCS New York City Marathon to benefit the Elixir Fund. We will be profiling each of the members of the team. This week we would like to introduce Shelly Moore. You can support her race at https://www.crowdrise.com/ElixirFundNYC2015/fundraiser/shellyandjeanine A little over 2 years ago I was overweight, struggling with my health and generally unhappy in ...

    Posted at August 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on Why Shelly Moore is running the TCS New York City Marathon
  • National Immunization Awareness Month

    August is, among other things, National Immunization Awareness Month. It seems like a good time to discuss HPV Vaccines. There are actually three vaccines (Cervarix, Gardasil, and Gardasil 9), and two protect agains genial warts and anal cancer. I realize that the HPV Vaccine is still a hotbed issue. Partly because it is difficult and uncomfortable for parents to think about protecting their young children from a future sexually transmitted disease. Also because there are reports and concerns ...

    Posted at August 10, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on National Immunization Awareness Month
  • Why Jill Hutchinson will conquer the TCS New York City Marathon for Elixir

    Another #TEAM KEVIN has formed and will be running the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 1, 2015. We will be highlighting each member of the team. First up, Jill Bartolini- Hutchinson: https://www.crowdrise.com/ElixirFundNYC2015/fundraiser/jillianhutchinson The New York City (NYC) Marathon is the marathon of All Marathons that every marathoner aspires to run. I started running Marathons because one of my best friends, Nancy Cimmino motivated and inspired me to do so with her 10 years ago. ...

    Posted at August 3, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on Why Jill Hutchinson will conquer the TCS New York City Marathon for Elixir
  • Mission Impossible

    When we first decided to move forward with the creation of the Elixir Fund, one of Kevin's doctors said to me, "It is hard to do good." It was not meant in a negative way, but rather as words of encouragement to hang in there. While keeping the Elixir Fund going over these last 12 years sometimes seems like an impossible mission, we are a grassroots effort and continue to move forward because of many ...

    Posted at July 27, 2015 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on Mission Impossible