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Swimming To Fight Cancer

Brian Boyle | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I'll never forget sitting at the top of the stairway, and watching my mom and my uncle help my dad walk into the house after he came home from having ...

A Patient's Gratitude: A Video I Hope Every Healthcare Provider Will See

Brian Boyle | Posted 02.23.2016 | Impact
Brian Boyle

As a healthcare advocate and former ICU patient who has been transferred throughout the many divisions of the healthcare system, I would like to say "Thank you" to healthcare providers and all hospital personnel for choosing this path in life and for all that you do each day for your patients and their families.

Rising Stars of Nursing in London

Brian Boyle | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact
Brian Boyle

I recently had the opportunity to share my story and appreciation to a group of 25 rising stars of nursing that were being honored in London for their outstanding contributions to healthcare.

Never Limit Where Running Can Take You

Brian Boyle | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Brian Boyle

To be able to not only walk, but to run is a beautiful thing.

Live a Life That Matters

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.10.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

When I watched the sunrise during my morning jog, I realized something. A smile came to my face because I realized that I'm alive, healthy and it has officially been ten years since my near fatal car accident.

My Visit With the Students From the University of Southern Indiana

Brian Boyle | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

Later that evening I shared my story in the auditorium, and the message I focused on dealt with the subject of motivation and goal setting. I stressed that we all have our own experiences in life that have made us who we are.

My Powerbar Team Elite Story

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports
Brian Boyle

In the summer of 2007, I entered into the realm of endurance sports when I started to prepare for my first triathlon, the Steelhead Ironman 70.3.

Representing the American Red Cross at the France Arrival Ceremony at the White House

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

In attendance at the French Arrival Ceremony there were over 100 members of the military from every branch, every state and every background. They represented to the fullest degree with every movement being in perfect coordination.

Blood Donation: Giving the Gift of Life This Holiday Season

Brian Boyle | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

As a former ICU patient, I experienced this first hand by observing the love and support from my parents, family, friends, and medical team. In my darkest moments in the hospital, they were there to help guide me through, and they did.

The Power of the Voice Is Amplified When the Message Is of Gratitude

Brian Boyle | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

After several attempts to get me to saw a few syllables, one lucky day it just happened out of nowhere. My respiratory therapist attached a speaking valve, and I tried to sound out a few words and all of a sudden I began talking.

Motivation at Its Maximum

Brian Boyle | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

Brian volunteering at a Red Cross event in Connecticut before the Hartford Marathon When we are born, we are given the gift of a lifetime. However, ...

Iron Heart 5K: A Race Dedicated to Health Care Providers

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.03.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

For me, this race is an opportunity to show my appreciation for the care I received during my recovery, and give back to the health care community.