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Compete 4 CMV Spotlight: Rob Pickus
Meet Rob Pickus. Rob is father to Noah, born with congenital CMV. He's an experienced runner and fundraiser. We're excited he have him as part of the inaugural Compete 4 CMV - NYC Marathon team!
Board Member Spotlight: John Spytek
Author: John Spytek
Meet John Spytek. John co-founded the National CMV Foundation in July 2014, with his wife, on behalf of their daughter, Evelyn Grace. This issue is deeply personal for him and he brings a real sense of tenacity to the group, stemming from his experience in professional sports.
The Birth Deck: Q&A with Sara Lyon
Author: Kristen Spytek & Sara Lyon
It’s OK to feel contradictory emotions simultaneously. Life is dualistic, it is dark and light at once, it is pain and beauty in the same instant. Having gratitude and anger in the same breath is
and honoring that reality is
. When we encounter great challenges and allow ourselves to feel everything without judgement or resistance, we can thrive in the aftermath.
The Ohio CMV Advocacy Project
In May, National CMV awarded the public health awareness mini grant pilot to The Ohio CMV Advocacy Project. We’d like to share their experience in hopes of inspiring others to begin advocating for CMV awareness, on behalf of and in partnership with National CMV, in their state.