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Daryl Poppe

My wife was diagnosed with breast cancer 38 days after our wedding day. That is when the fight against cancer permanently became a part of my life.
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Families and Friends Dealing with Cancer by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Families and Friends Dealing with Cancer Read on »
Channel 10/11 News Story by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Couples Coping with Cancer Read on »
Hoops Against Cancer by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer This year's big fundraiser for me was the Hoops Against Cancer 3 on 3 tournament. This year we raised the most money out of the three years we've held it-- $1,280! We h ... Read on »
Relay Time! by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My wife is now in her 2nd year of cancer remission. We celebrate every month that goes by as we know that the chances of reoccurrence go down slightly the longer you stay c ... Read on »
Honoring A Friend by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Cindy Lange-Kubick article Read on »
Moving Day is Coming Soon by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer February 16? Where has all of the time gone? I've been enjoying the nice weather lately. It seems to be giving all of us a false sense of spring approaching. Above sixty de ... Read on »
Christmas 2010 by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I wish everyone a Merry Christmas. We've had a very busy holiday season with three family gatherings to attend and lots of Christmas bargain shopping to do. We had a wo ... Read on »
October 28 by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The sun was shining today. I needed a hair cut. My wife Tracy had a medical appointment and was planning on working out afterward. All of this sounds familiar. It was ex ... Read on »
Vacation! by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We're leaving today on vacation. Exciting stuff. Going to Wisconsin-- Door County. Hoping to spend five relaxing days up there. Things have been going better for Tracy late ... Read on »
One More Thing... by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer When we were in line to meet Ali Vincent the other day in Famous Footwear, I saw a sign in the store. I read it aloud to Tracy, "Hey, if we buy a pair of shoes, we will get ... Read on »
Meeting Ali Vincent by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Yesterday, Tracy and I had the opportunity to meet Ali Vincent , the first female to win on The Biggest Loser reality show. Ali was at Famous Footwear promotion appeari ... Read on »
Spring Fling 2010 by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Spring Fling II took place on May 22. It's Tracy's big Relay for Life fund raiser for the season. The weather was hot and windy, but we were very pleased with the turn out. ... Read on »
Hoops Against Cancer by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My big fundraiser for the year was the Hoops Against Cancer 3 on 3 basketball tournament on April 24. This was the 2nd year running the tourney. I tried to improve it over ... Read on »
Raising Awareness by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The cause of fighting against cancer needs spokespeople and one way that we've been able to fight back is by getting involved with public speaking opportunities. Tracy is p ... Read on »
A familar story by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer UNL student battles breast cancer. Her story sounds very familiar. share Posted using Read on »
Kick Off Meeting by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Tracy had her annual kick-off meeting for our Relay for Life fundraiser yesterday. The meeting was well attended with good food, good friends, and lots of great ideas share ... Read on »
March Madness by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer As a life-long basketball junkie, this is one of my favorite times of the year-- March Madness, the NCAA basketball tournament. I love the excitement of each game as the be ... Read on »
How's Tracy? by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I came back from basketball last night and all of the furniture downstairs had been rearranged. The "Busy Body" is back. When the oncologist said that they were going to ... Read on »
Surgery goes well by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We journeyed to Omaha early last Friday to have Tracy's power port removed. This was the 5th (and hopefully final) surgery that Tracy has had, and it proved to be the easie ... Read on »
What I Learned... in Kauai by Daryl Poppe Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer In keeping with an earlier theme of this blog, I thought I would reflect on what I learned from my experiences in Kauai. The first thing I noticed was that a spouse's morni ... Read on »