A timeline

37 Days That is how long Dan has been in the hospital. In that time, his normal has changed dramatically. 40 days ago, he waved farewell to me as I pointed my car back to Calgary. We had spent the month of July enjoying… Continue Reading “A timeline”


Have you ever wanted to be a Hero, what is a Hero these days anyway? I am sure if you ask around you’ll get some interesting answers.  As the world has evolved the definition of a hero has changed.  The dictionary defines a hero… Continue Reading “HERO-AS-SELF”

In For An Oil Change

In For An Oil Change

  It has been almost 5 years since my second double lung transplant (March 2010) and 13 years since my first (March 2002). It is truly amazing how fast the time has flown by. I’m here because someone gave me the gift of life.… Continue Reading “In For An Oil Change”

Are You A Registered Donor?

  The BIG QUESTION, are YOU A REGISTERED DONOR? Tomorrow May, 6. 2013 I will be at the Timberlane Athletic Club (155 Vandorf Side Rd  Aurora, ON L4G 6W7) from 10:00 – 1:00. If you are in the of Aurora or Newmarket area, please feel free to… Continue Reading “Are You A Registered Donor?”

Results from Spinning for Dan

I have asked Elise to give the results from Spinning for Dan ending on April 27. For those of you who do not know the Month of May is Cystic Fibrosis awareness month. Let’s continue the peddling motion of  Spinning for Dan and move… Continue Reading “Results from Spinning for Dan”

A Mother Lives On

      My next story is a woman by the name of Natalie.  Natalie is a wife and a mother of two girls. Her story not only shows how an organ donor can help save a family from losing a mother but also… Continue Reading “A Mother Lives On”

Lungs and Two Kidneys Live On

In 2010 as a result of a tragic single-vehicle car accident her father Malcolm Higgins was declared brain dead, yet because he had signed his donor consent form and his family strong dedication to the cause he was able to save 3 lives and restored sight to… Continue Reading “Lungs and Two Kidneys Live On”

Think GREEN!

It’s beginning to feel more like spring as we move into April, soon enough we will be able to smell that fresh earthy pungency sent in the morning air and hear the birds singing in the as we wake up. With spring’s arrival, it’s time… Continue Reading “Think GREEN!”

“One donor can …

“One donor can save up to eight lives through organ donation and enhance the lives of up to 75 others through tissue donation.”

 Yesterday was my 28th birthday, I spent it with my brother Matt and some friends in Toronto at Real Sports Bar and then headed over to the Blue Jays game opener. We were lucky enough to have found tickets on Craigslist that were all… Continue Reading “”