Bill what an amazing attitude you have and may I say, wow you are one
tough pilgram. Way to kick that cancers butt.
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, Bill Fornshell
> Hi Dave, I have had 2 kinds of cancer a total of 9
> times over the past 10 years but I would never want a
> trail name like "cancer man" or anything else
> associated with cancer. If you have hiked as much as
> you say then you must be dealing with your "fake leg"
> very well, your word for it not mine. I would think a
> trail name that celebrates your trail mileage or
> personality would be more appropriate. However, it
> seems that most trail names are given to us by others
> and not selected by us. A trail name that is
> something up-beat and not one that might seem
> self-serving. Other hiker are going to ask you how
> you got your trail name.
> The way our life situation plays out is something we
> seldom have any control over. We just have to pick
> ourselves up, see what is left and move on with that.
> Dwell on your situation to long and you are lost.
> I am having surgery this Monday to clean-up the last
> "dead" stuff from my most recent cancer treatment.
> After about 10 months I hope to get out for a hike in
> June or July. Many of my side effects are still with
> me but I will be happy with what ever time on a trail
> I have. I will do what I can and go from there.