Jennifer Goodman Linn You Fearless

Monthly Archives: November 2006

11.6.2006 Posted 8:10 pm

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I have not written in a while because I have been CONSUMED with planning a wonderful charity event to benefit the sarcoma research center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The event will take place on January 28th, 2007 and is called Spin4Survival.
As you know, during my 18-month ordeal (multiple surgeries, chemotherapy), I never stopped exercising. It was the one thing that made me feel empowered, alive and willing to keep on fighting against this dreadful disease.
In fact, I became a certified spinning instructor during my cancer treatments because I found the cycling program, and so many of the instructors at Equinox Fitness (my gym), so inspiring. It may sound a bit cheesy, but I believe that spinning saved my life.
A sport that enables you to compete against yourself and no one else is tremendously inspiring when your body is falling apart inside. There were some days I couldn’t spin for more than a few minutes, there were other days when I could spin for two hours and felt great. The …

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