Be the Match

Over the past 30 years Be the Match has been operated by the National Marrow Donor Program and has managed the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world. They work every day to save lives through transplant. Spoiler ** THEY EVEN SAVED MINE **. The process literally takes a few minutes. When Alexa's … Continue reading Be the Match

Brave

There are days that are etched into my memory. August 30, 2018 is one of those days. I got up early that morning prepared to go take a shower to get ready for a blood transfusion when I noticed something. Clumps of my hair was falling out in rapidly. This was one of those moments … Continue reading Brave

“This is something you tell…” w/Alexa Conners

Don't worry.. I won't make any one cry this week! It's fascinating to sit down and get someone else's interpretation of the things that are going on in your life. Today on Diagnosis: The Series, I do just that, by sitting down with Alexa Conners. Most people know Alexa has being a Pro-MMA fighter; however, … Continue reading “This is something you tell…” w/Alexa Conners

My First Round of Chemotherapy

On August 10th, 2018 I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Because this form of leukemia is aggressive it had to be treated aggressively and on August 15th I began induction. Over the next 6 months I went through intense treatments. Eight rounds of chemo, which consisted of two different cycles. Cycle A and Cycle … Continue reading My First Round of Chemotherapy

I Know What You Did Last Summer – Location Spotlight – Book vs Movie Part 2 – Burgaw, NC

Last week the Operation Adventure team traveled to Southport, NC visiting the filming locations for the 90s horror classic, I Know What You Did Last Summer. The film, which was based in Southport, filmed throughout the small fishing village; however, it also filmed an hour north in the small historic town of Burgaw, North Carolina. … Continue reading I Know What You Did Last Summer – Location Spotlight – Book vs Movie Part 2 – Burgaw, NC

Book to Movie – I Know What You Did Last Summer – On Location Spotlight

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Ru_rHnRLo In October of 1973 the world was introduced to a group of teenage friends who after partying in the New Mexico Mountains accidentally run over a child returning home from a friends house. With panic and a fear of being arrested the friends never stop; however, do decide to call the cops in hopes … Continue reading Book to Movie – I Know What You Did Last Summer – On Location Spotlight

Exploring Landsford Canal State Park with Alexa Conners

Alongside the Catawba River sits 448 acres known as Landsford Canal State Park. Designed by Robert Mills, who also designed the Washington Monument, the canal was built to allow freight transport to bypass the rapids found in the Catawba River between the years of 1820 to 1835. Landsford Canal State Park consist of three sets … Continue reading Exploring Landsford Canal State Park with Alexa Conners

Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Established in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Hunting Island is a 5,000-acre park with 5 miles of undeveloped beach. This secluded tropical paradise, which is located in the heart of South Carolinas Sea Islands, is home to an array of wildlife such as deer, alligators, snakes, and even a popular nesting ground for … Continue reading Top Five Things to do at Hunting Island State Park

Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

Located on Saint Helena Island sits Fort Fremont, an abandoned Naval Installation built in 1898 by the Army Corps of Engineers during the Spanish American War. Consisting of 170 acres, Fort Fremont was strategically designed to protect the Naval Station’s dry dock and coaling station, which sat across from the Beaufort River. The fort was … Continue reading Exploring an Abandoned Naval Installation

Exploring the ruins of Old Sheldon’s Church: The SC Lowcountry

Embarking on an adventure can and will lead you to some pretty unique places. Especially while traveling through South Carolina. In 2011, I set out on my first adventure. The route we had planned would take my sister and myself to Hunting Island State Park where we planned to walk the beach and climb the … Continue reading Exploring the ruins of Old Sheldon’s Church: The SC Lowcountry