Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Hungry for Life

Many of you know that I recently went on my First Descents kayaking trip. Rather than describe the experience in words, I'm going to attempt via pics.
Just know that First Descents is an organization that brings together young adult cancer survivors (aka the most incredible people you will ever meet) for a week of white-water kayaking (or some other grand adventure).
And if you really can't stand a story without words, here are the words I wrote down on the plane home to capture the feelings (picked up this habit from Tanzania...when I was too lazy to write a journal entry (so everyday), I would write down a few words or bullets.)













































G-String, Snaps, Stoner, Creamed Corn, This Guy, Stitch, Smooth, Patch, Irish, Homewrecker, Mama Bean, Chef Vigetti, Chef Winks, Mayor, Rut-Roh, Bun Buns, Gnomeo, Squirt, Blunt, Omlette, T-Cell, I love you all. 
One of the worst side effects from cancer that no one warned me about is a sense of loneliness. You guys erased that and make it so much easier to go through this as a single youngin. Such a magical week of adrenaline, laughter, happiness, and love. 

5 comments:

  1. thanks for sharing. you are never alone, we all are with you. seeing you flourishing, enjoying, and growing. Life is all about appreciating and you are doing it so well' girl. love you have fun. you are always in my prayers.

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    1. Thank you so much Sadia. I so appreciate the love and comfort. I'll keep the adventure stories coming!

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  2. Hi Corey! Would love to chat with about a blogger event called Elevating the Lung Cancer Discussion. Think it would be great to have you there. I can shoot the invite over your way! Please contact me if you're interested! (Victoria.milevsk@zenogroup.com)

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  3. Hi Corey,

    I’m following up on the message I sent you last week on behalf of AbbVie and the VESTA Study, which is currently recruiting patients with advanced or metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We want to provide patients with information about this study opportunity as well as spread the word for lung cancer.

    I hope you will consider sharing this information with your audience. Shareable infographics can be downloaded here. If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact me at pmeckler@gopraxis.com.

    Thanks!
    Paige

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  4. Hi Corey!

    I wanted to follow up one last time on behalf of AbbVie regarding the VESTA Study (VESTAStudy.com) which is currently recruiting patients with advanced or metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We want to provide patients with information about this study opportunity as well as spread the word for lung cancer.

    I hope you will consider sharing this information with your audience. If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact me at pmeckler@gopraxis.com.

    Thanks!
    Paige

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