Protected: Direct Link Between Hiking and Cancer? – You’ll Be Surprised How Much!
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When you die, that does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live.” -Stuart Scott
Was going to say what Atlas posted. You will not ‘lose’ by any means. You are already a winner!
It is not the destination, but the journey,y that matters.
I have Stage 2 Papillary Thyroid cancer and will begin my thru hike exactly a week after graduation. While my cancer is almost certainly not life threatening I really connected with your motivation to hike. Perfectly phrased! Let’s do this thing
I can’t wait to get on the trail. I do have late stage pancreatic cancer which has spread to my hip and spine. Hip repaired over the summer going thru chemo is miserable. All I can think about is listening to Jam Bands and hiking the AT. Not sure how yet or if and when but this is my dream. Doesn’t have to be the entire trail just a variety of sections. Will probably start around Bear Mnt NY, NJ and PA. Unsure yet of how to maintain my illness while on the trail lots of things to figure out.
Peace to all that hike and dream.