Contact Us
Make My Homepage

I Love Life: Leukemia Survivor Offers Message Of Hope!

I-Love-Life1-1Imagine what it would be like to spend the next year living life to the fullest, making a difference in other people’s lives and moving past any setback that comes your way.

Don Armstrong does just that!

Don is a survivor of leukemia.

“I was shocked and stunned when I got the diagnosis. I thought I was fine. I thought there was nothing wrong with me. To be told you have an illness that can eventually take your life—it took me back! I had to really dig down to get through that moment. Fortunately I had a lot of things in my favor. I had a great support group around me. I also had God in my life.”

Since the diagnosis, Don says the cancer changed every part in his life.

“I was very successful in business. But, I was not successful in fulfilling my life. After I got the diagnosis, I had five rounds of chemo and a stem cell transplant. After all that was done, I had to take a look at my life and figure out where I was. I evaluated every aspect of my life and realized I had the wrong priorities. I refocused and viewed my life in a different and really focus on what I could do to help others. That’s what I wanted to do coming out of the illness—wanting to make a difference in the lives of other people.”

During the tough times and there were many, Don took the focus off of him!

“I could sit there and dwell on me. But, most important I discovered if I focus on other people and giving time to them—I would be all right. It’s true! Everybody goes through adversity and things they have to confront in life. Some of them are real minor situations like rush hour traffic or a car breaking down. I had one of those large things that shook me to my core. I wouldn’t want anybody to experience what happened to me. But, I want them to know what I learned. It really changed my outlook on life.”

Don didn’t just talk about helping others. He did it!

Don raised more then $135,000 for blood cancer research after he co-founded a nonprofit to help others!

No doubt about it! Don Armstrong, author of “Finish YOUR Race: Empower Your Life with Strategies from a Cancer Survivor, is truly making a difference!

Best of KXRB

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kxrb.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KXRB Classic Country VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KXRB Classic Country VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.