Jun 8, 2020
Brian Hug, 45, is a father, husband, cancer survivor, jeep lover, and baseball enthusiast. On New Year's eve in 2015, Brian was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. His first thought after receiving the news was, " I'm Dead". His second thought was, "When can I attack this." The day after his birthday, Brian started treatment that involved receiving chemo for 35 days straight. After treatment, and major surgery, Brian was able to beat it. Fast-forward to today, Brian has just been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. Brian's first thought this time, "Let's take care of this thing." Brian stops by to discuss how cancer has made him a better father, and husband. He stresses the importance of regular check-ups and exams. He also talks about the importance of therapy, and how it has helped him deal with his emotions throughout this process. A ton of value bombs is dropped throughout this episode. Thanks, Brian for sharing your story, and teaching us the importance of appreciating the small things.