"The reason I didn't want to talk about it is because for some people, it sounds like an excuse. That situation normally should make a person work harder or try harder. But I guess I just wasn't quite ready for that -- for her to be going through that. Now that it's over with and she's back 100 percent healthy again, that's the real motivating thing for me right now, to get back and make something happen." Click here to read the rest of this beautiful piece by Okanes on Darian Hagan dealing with his infant daughter's cancer through most of 2009.