The question of whether I'd still play football if I had to redo it is a popular one for journalists, but for me it involves far too many hypothetical scenarios to answer. It's possible I'd still get ALS, even if I hadn't played. Would I give up my wife or son? Because, in some sense, football brought me to them. Also, tell me what my life would look like had I not played football. The simple answer is this: Right now, I'm happy. My life is not easy, but it's awesome. Read more from Gleason here.