I think that is such a tremendous gift. I know what it takes to earn that medal.

We're not willing to take a back seat anymore, so it only stands to reason that ads and television should begin to incorporate us.

I thought it was a real opportunity to show people with multiple sclerosis that I'm completing, God-willing, my ninth NYC Marathon. That there is hope and that you get what you get in life, and it's what you do with it that matters.