Apr
12

Body Positivity and the Fight against Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs 

posted on April 12th 2017 in All Blogs & Current Events with 0 Comments

Body Positivity

It’s become increasingly clear that appearance and performance enhancing drugs are not just for professional, or even student-athletes. The average age for first time anabolic steroid users is only 15 years old High school girls are the fastest growing user group. The top three reasons that young people report that they turn to these substances […]

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Feb
10

Taylor’s Story: Part 1

posted on February 10th 2017 in All Blogs & Taylor's Story with 0 Comments

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Taylor, my youngest son, was two weeks past his 17th birthday when he committed suicide. His mom found him hanging on the door in his bedroom with two belts fashioned into a noose. Taylor, a 6’3″, 175-pound pitcher at Plano West High School in Plano, TX, appeared to have everything a teenager could desire: popularity, […]

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Jan
12

Welcome to Our Brand New All Me League Blog

posted on January 12th 2017 in All Blogs & Education with 0 Comments

As the widely recognized national leader on the topic of youth Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drug (APED) use by youth, I feel it is way past time that we create a place where we can share our insights and opinions into the ever-increasing APED problem. 13 years after losing our 17 year-old son, Taylor, to […]

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