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Dec. 13, 2022

Share Your Story: Tim McDonald

Share Your Story: Tim McDonald

Tim McDonald is a force of nature who always helps anyone he can. He is a generous, kind, compassionate and brave soul who cares deeply about humanity and builds community wherever he goes. He is the former Director of Community at Huffington Post, Founder of My Community Manager, and Director of Communications at Social Media Club Chicago.

  • 03:08: I got a call from the urgent care asking me if I could come over. 
  • 05:00: I got my colonoscopy scheduled in the height of covid.  
  • 06:52: He could see you had a tremendous blockage.  
  • 09:12: Were they able to at least clear up the blockage?  
  • 11:01: I got into a cancer center in Tampa. 
  • 13:44: I didn't have scan anxiety at all. 
  • 15:47: I had three years to live. 
  • 19:36: How many months have you been in chemotherapy now?  
  • 22:25: I had a colon resection.  
  • 25:01: He did a physical inspection of my abdomen. 
  • 28:33: There are only 14 centers in the U.S. that perform liver transplants. 
  • 31:36: What was your worst moment? 
  • 34:15: What has been your best moment? 
  • 35:57: What is one thing you wish you had known at the very beginning? 
  • 37:20: If you could only do one thing to improve health care in the U.S., what would it be and why? 
  • 37:43: Thriver Rapid Fire Questions.  
  • 38:51: Aside from Cancer U, what's one resource you would recommend for cancer patients and caregivers?


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