Kicking Cancer & Cycling Around ADD w/ The Handsome & Multi-talented Tim Card


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Our guest today is a… deep breath, ready?.. Father, Theology & Philosophy major, PNC Banker, Crossfit owner, Real Estate broker, Cancer fighter, Car-T Therapy recipient, youth Minister, classical guitarist, cyclist, avid reader, semi-pro photographer and in 2002 he was diagnosed with ADD! Today we talk to Mr. Tim Card about his cancer fight, his many paths-to-date, and how he combines therapy, exercise & meds to focus, remain healthy and stay in the saddle. Oh- and this just in: Since our interview, he has started his own podcast- check below for the link!


In this episode Peter & Tim discuss:

0:45- Introducing my fellow cyclist and photog Tim Card- a bit about his background. Ref: Video about Tim & his treatment:

2:12- Welcome Tim!

2:26- So you mentioned that your wife usually notices that you have gone off your meds before you do. Do you think we with ADD&ADHD are generally an open book?

3:38- Meds can often make the boring stuff ‘normal’ and the stuff we really love ‘awesome’. Tell us about your experience.

4:40- You have combined medication and therapy; for you it’s a working combo- tell us about it.

5:33- What does cycling specifically do to help you?

7:15- Ref: “The Specialized Foundation” is now known as “Outride” Our FTN podcast interview w/ Ted Theocheung and Dr. Kimberly Price.

7:40- How did you wind up majoring in Theology AND Philosophy, and finishing it all?!

9:02- You’ve had multiple careers. For starters, how did you leave banking and start a Cross-fit?

11:20- You had a big cancer fight. What changed for you and what did you learn through all of it?

16:48- Was there ever a point in which you started to lose faith?

18:40- You are a phenomenal photographer so obviously your Instagram is totally killer @TimCardPhotography, but how can people best get in touch with you Tim? FB @TimCardPhotography Email:

THIS JUST IN- Tim has started his own podcast! Check out:

19:29- Thank you so much Tim! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

19:52- Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

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