Jul 2, 2019
As a busy senior hospitality
executive, father to young children, and newly engaged- the last
thing Scott Roby expected was that vague abdominal pain would turn
out to be Stage 4 cancer.
On this week's episode of
Evolution Hospitality's Wellness Evolved podcast, Senior Vice
President of Operations, Scott Roby, shares his powerful journey on
crushing cancer. Today by focusing on nutrition, mindset, and
love of his family he has reached his important 5-year survival
mark with a poignant call to action. You will hear what you can do
today to start your own wellness journey.
We also invite you to support
Scott Roby's Cancer Crusher team raising money for the Leukemia and
Lymphoma by donating or signing up to join our team to "Light The
Night" at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Sept 21, 2019.
- [02:20] This is the beginning
of season 2 where we talk about the path of wellness as we Nourish
- [03:18] Scott Roby just
celebrated 14 years with Evolution Hospitality. He started out in
2005 as the Corporate Director of Revenue. He was then promoted to
Vice President of Revenue Management. Last year, he made the move
- [04:13] In December of last
year, Scott became the father of a baby boy and he also has four
- [05:17] In order to stay
grounded, Scott finds time for himself during his
- [06:54] Scott shares how he
wasn't feeling well and eventually ended up being diagnosed with
stage 4 lymphoma.
- [07:56] He had just proposed to
his new wife.
- [08:23] He spent four months in
the hospital with an intensive chemotherapy regimen.
- [08:50] Some of his
inspirations were The Art of Mindful Living. He also meditated. His
office was also in an eighth floor room looking over the ocean. He
was also inspired by The Serenity Prayer.
- [10:36] His wife was super
supportive and started researching health and wellness. He cut
sugar, alcohol, and nightshades out of his diet and added things
- [11:59] A rigid diet regimen is
almost impossible to follow.
- [13:08] He wanted to give back,
so he got involved in Light the Night. He also created the Cancer
Crusher team. The money goes towards research which has helped a
broad variety of cancer patients.
- [17:12] Find community to
inspire you and start now.
- [18:42] Community is a huge
part of the wellness triangle. Social isolation is a big problem in
- [19:55] Scott is the mastermind
behind Rapid Fire where he fires questions at someone for three
minutes to get to know them.
- [21:06] Scott takes a pause in
the car. He also pauses with his family.
- [22:09] Scott's favorite
guiding principle is none of us is as good as all of
- [23:45] Dr. Romie expresses her
gratitude towards Scott.
- [24:44] What can you do to
support your wellness?
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