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Dec 3

“Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Top 5 Tips for Building the Life You Want” from the Positivity Blog shares some words of wisdom from everyone’s favorite action hero.

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

“The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens.”

Read the rest!

Nov 23

Click on this link to hear Jonny talk about his “heart of a lion” and Imerman Angels!

Nov 22

Angels Ethan Zohn and Gavin Robertson met in person for the first time to run the NYC marathon. Gavin, Ethan’s Survivor Angel, mentored him through his fight with a rare form of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma called CD-20. They had nearly identical treatment plans and now, after Gavin’s success, they can battle marathons together!

Hodgkin’s lymphoma, previously known as Hodgkin’s disease, is a type of lymphoma, which is a cancer originating from white blood cells called lymphocytes.  Hodgkin’s lymphoma is one of two common types of cancers of the lymphatic system. The other type, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, is far more common.

Read more at the National Cancer Institute.

Nov 19

Noelle Freeland (pictured), Ann Bjerke, Michelle Ryczek and Rynell Cook (IA Connections Manager) spent last week at Arenal and in Tamarindo, Costa Rica! While they weren’t horseback riding, swimming in tropical waterfalls, zip-lining, surfing, eating star fruit and passion fruit – they were talking about Imerman Angels and spreading the mission!

Nov 18

Jonny attended the Young Survival Coalition (YSC) event in Champaign, IL, hosted by our very own angel, Jen Smith. The all-day conference featured speakers Bruce Weber ( U of Illinois’s basketball coach) spoke and our Jonny Imerman.  The crowd: about 50 women attendees, all young adults with breast cancer or young adult breast cancer survivors .  Jonny reported a “great crew, great event!”  Jen (pictured below with Jonny’s brother Jeff) sported a pink moustache (made of cupcake frosting) to support MOVEMBER! 

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