Monday 23rd January 2017,
The Liz Army

Browsing the "young adult cancer" Tag

Me, in a two-person kayak with Brett, off the coast of Hawai'i. We were on an ocean kayaking tour. It was pretty low-key and we saw sleeping dolphins! I was still on Temodar when we did this.

Paddling beyond my diagnosis: First Descents

Mere days after lamenting my never-to-be life as a competitive weightlifter, something cool swoops into my life: First Descents. According to their website, “First Descents offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower [...]

April 18, 2015 Movement, Surviving

Lobbying with my emotions: brain tumor advocacy is conjuring up all kinds of dirt

A typical young adult cancer experience So there I was, lobbying members of Congress on the importance of brain tumor research, funding, and parity for oral forms of chemotherapy, when suddenly I got emotional. I didn’t think it would happen [...]

May 9, 2012 Brain Tumor Advocacy, Surviving
Liz & Emily

Creating a positive cancer environment: Stupid Cancer rocks the house

Stupid Cancer hosts weekend summit for the young adult cancer movement At the OMG Summit for Young Adults in Las Vegas last weekend I made tons of new friends, learned about crazy disparities in the health care industry, and cried [...]

April 6, 2012 Surviving
OMG Summit 2012

The young adult cancer movement is going to Vegas

Whatever happens in Vegas… will be shared with all of you on this blog I’m going to Las Vegas next weekend. Whenever I tell people that they respond with something like, “Oooooooh, Vegas. Wow, that’s going to be nice. What [...]

March 25, 2012 Surviving
Liz in a neck brace

A little tumble down the stairs can’t keep me from fighting cancer

Seriously. When have I ever let anything get in my way when it comes to cancer? There is the battle itself. Seizures. Surgery. Rehabilitation. Chemotherapy. I can handle it. And now that I live with cancer I’ve transitioned into a passionate [...]

September 10, 2011 Surviving