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Feedback, Thoughts, and Q&A From "Oh, And I Have Multiple Sclerosis"

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

When I posted "Oh, and I Have Multiple Sclerosis",  I had one hope - to share my story in an authentic and honest manner. I did not have any expectations other than a few people reading it. I did not know if I would receive any feedback or responses. Yet, I have been overwhelmed and blessed with ...more

Oh, and I Have Multiple Sclerosis

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

I am a (doting, loving) father. I am a (faithful, nightly cuddling, giddy) husband. I am an (intensely loyal) friend. I am an entrepreneur. I am a (math and computer) geek. I am a mentor and a mentee. I am an ultra marathoner. Oh, and I have multiple sclerosis. Three years ago today, Courtney and I ...more

In Defense of Daylight Savings

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

I have been thinking about daylight savings the past few weeks as it approached. Most articles, blog posts, Facebook updates, etc. will be around the idea that daylight savings is not practical. I wholeheartedly concur, but I do not think it is useless. I waited a few days after the time change in hopes that ...more

Leadville 2016 - Post-Race Report

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

We have a debt to those before us and an obligation to those that come after us. We maximize life and potential through heart, intelligence, and grit. We focus on our bond. We do all of this together because we are always stronger together. Mostest. -- Porter Family Mission Statement In August 2015, I had the amazing opportunity ...more

Contegix Volunteer Program: 16 in ’16

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

Up until a few years ago, I had always disliked the charity pictures of a company representative, usually the CEO or President, giving a big (in physical size) check to a charity representative. It seemed the opposite of what I had always been taught about helping others. One helped for one reason – because it’s ...more