252 – NFL Plans Crushed, His Response Changes Lives

May 6, 2024 twodisableddudes

In episode 252, Rob Long, executive director of Uplifting Athletes, revisits his rare disease journey. He recounts his college football days at Syracuse University and the abrupt onset of symptoms during his senior year. Rob shares the initial confusion and fear surrounding his diagnosis of a brain tumor, leading to surgery and a challenging recovery process. He reflects on the emotional toll of accepting his diagnosis and navigating through post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the years following.

Also in this episode:

  • Kyle and Sean chat about squishy PB & J
  • Rare Resilience: Nathan Peck, CEO of Cure VCP Disease

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