The story of a man who lost his way, started to find it again then nearly lost everything. Andy had just started a new chapter in his life, leaving his corporate job of 16 years to become a full-time freelance creative. In addition to a career change, Andy became a serious cyclist. His mental and physical health had never been better in his life. It was a very exciting time. All that changed on August 21st, 2018. Andy contracted a potent strain of E.Coli and then presented symptoms of a life-threatening complication a few days later. After being hospitalized for a month in critical condition, Andy beat incredible odds and made what basically amounts to a full recovery. This is the story of how a horrific life-threatening illness was beaten by a chain of events and decisions made years prior to the terrible event.