Phil Hicks
10  year  Mo Bro

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Target: $100
raised $819 since 2010
My motivation
Fundraising for cause areas including:
Men's health

Suffice to say it’s that time of year again, Movember! As we all know mental health, physical health and general self-awareness are not isolated to a single day or a single month, but for some the battle has to be fought minute by minute, hour by hour, day by day.

This past 12 months has been life changing for me in many ways, I ended up in the ER 3 times thinking my body was about to give out on me, experienced what it’s like to live with anxiety and take antidepressants, been scared beyond belief and felt hopeless on more than one occasion. But, in addition to that I got married, achieved a huge life goal of becoming a dual citizen, started a job and got laid off. I’ve experienced Canadian healthcare and seen healthcare workers comfort, support and listen to me as I lie there not sure what’s happening.

Anxiety has been a seriously interesting as well as a scary journey. I know and use numerous coping methods I have taught others to use, and still it came knocking at my door. I’ve faced my own mortality and wondered whether I was going to see the next day. Through it all I have learned to take steps back when I need to, to use medication and invest in my continued personal development through coaching to make sure I give myself the best possible help I can and use the tools I have access to.

I take part in Movember every year to keep raising awareness about men’s health, not because we’re any more important than other genders but because historically we have sucked at speaking up. If one person reads my story, resonates with something I say or do and starts looking in the mirror and speaking up if they need help, then it’s worth it.

Support this great campaign whether it’s sponsoring me or just talking to the men in your life about mental and physical health. Whatever way you do it, just please don’t stay silent.

How I'm
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Sierra Wireless Mo Bro's
Team captain Phil Hicks
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I'm moving 60km this Movember for the 60 men we lose each hour of every day.
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Previous year's posts
52 Week(s) Ago
I walked 1.7 km

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I walked 3.9 km

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53 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Vivien Hamilton
$20

Keep up the good work Phil! Well done for raising the profile of mental health, and for sticking to your plan whilst feeling unwell yourself
Much love
Vivien

Previous year's donations
53 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Vivien Hamilton
$20

Keep up the good work Phil! Well done for raising the profile of mental health, and for sticking to your plan whilst feeling unwell yourself
Much love
Vivien

53 Week(s) Ago
I walked 7 km

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I walked 7 km

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I walked 4 km

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I walked 3.8 km

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I walked 5.7 km

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I walked 5.7 km

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I walked 3.5 km

56 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Lyn Hicks
$50

Good luck! x

104 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Alex Poshyvanyk
$10

This stash deserve some cash! :)

104 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Ciaran Doyle
$50

Good man Phil yea sexy beast

105 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Hunter Berndt
$20

Way to go Phil - you're my hero!!

108 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Lyn Hicks
$50

Great cause Phil! X

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108 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Lara Marchionni
$10

Go Phil, Go!

156 Week(s) Ago
Donation from:
Phil Hicks
$150
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Donation from:
Dan Robinson
$20
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Donation from:
Wendy Feng
$20

:)

210 Week(s) Ago

End of week 3 and the caterpillar is coming along nicely. No alcohol for 4 weeks, no dairy did get broken, personal trainer sessions still continue. Feel great, looking better, love being clear headed and overall feeling more alive.

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Week 1 of Mo growth. Slow but growing nonetheless.

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