Tag - ryan hamner

There and Back: The Trips to Atlanta

Hey folks, its Ryan. I'm excited to tell you that I'm working on my book. Yep, a real-deal, full-length book. Now, there is no telling how long it will take me to finish. However I'm shooting for spring of next year. Anyway, I just wanted to share a bit from one of the chapters entitled, "There and Back: The Trips to Atlanta". I hope you like it. Thanks for reading! Ryan There and Back: The Trips to Atlanta The treatment of my cancer involved many [...]

4-Time Cancer Survivor Suggests 9 Tips To Help People Through Cancer

// In January of 2015, I had been in and out of the hospital. After I got out, I couldn't do much, so I wrote a 9-page eBook with 9 tips that helped me with surviving cancer. I then put it on Amazon.com. The eBook was called, "How to Survive and Thrive". I didn't write the eBook to say, "Hey, look at what I can do."—Because there are lots of other people who have been through a heck [...]

The 2survive Family: Bringing Those Affected by Cancer 2gether

First off, thank you to all of the followers and supporters of 2survive - I know 2survive is not a multi-million dollar beast of an organization. 2survive doesn’t make a huge profit. 2survive does not sell a ton of merchandise and that is fine, because that is not the focus of 2survive. - 2survive is about bringing people affected by cancer - 2gether! - And that’s what 2survive is doing! // I remember building the 2survive website in 2011. [...]

Homemade Music Video for Ryan Hamner’s Song “Give it Up” Made While at Home Recovering

// // For those that know me, well, you probably know that I’m not at all a perfect man; or even close. - But I am a Christian and throughout my battle with cancer, my faith has helped me through so much. Please take a minute and watch a short homemade video I made for my song, “Give it Up” while recovering at home from pericarditis, myocarditis, pneumonia and a blood clot in January, 2013.

Ryan’s Keynote Speech from the “Hear the Heart” Tour of Summer 2010

In summer of 2010, I was fortunate enough to embark on my "Hear the Heart" tour, which was sponsored by HopeLab; makers of the game Re-Mission which is a video game for young people with cancer. (Did I mention it rocks?) This tour was one of the most memorable times of my life. I was a broke musician for one - but I was also touring hospitals, clinics, children's camps and you name it, performing for survivors and those affected [...]

“Survivors Survive” THE Survivor’s Anthem – by Ryan Hamner

I've received several emails from people requesting the lyrics to my song, "Survivors Survive". So, here is the video AND the lyrics. Thank you so much for watching and listening! Be well! Ryan Survivors Survive by 4-time survivor Ryan Hamner Not a day goes by That you don't think of the time They told you all was okay Go live your life now you're fine [Pre chorus] It will be all right How does it feel to survive? [Chorus] All around the world Stand up and join hands Shine your lights to the [...]

A Little About Ryan Hamner, 2survive, Hope and You!

// First, I have to say thank you if you are reading this, and thank you to all of the Facebook fans and supporters of 2survive. The Story of Me – In Short! 2survive has been a long time coming and years in the making. For those that don’t know about me, my name is Ryan Hamner, and I am a 4-time survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. I’m also a singer-songwriter and founder of 2survive. I’ve battled cancer since the age [...]

Bittersweet: A Kid Who Beat Cancer 4 Times, His Friend and His Song

My life as a child was probably a bit different than others—And that's not a "poor little me story". In all honesty, rarely did I ever even feel sorry for myself. Partially because my dad, the voice of reason and reality, was always there to remind me that other people had it worse. He'd say, "Ryan, the man with no shoes thought he had it bad until he met the man with no feet!" Also, heck, I'd been sick [...]

Chia Seeds: A Super-Food that is Great for the Survivor!

// Nowadays you hear all of the talk about processed food, about foods that are not organic, foods that aren't natural, foods that are not gluten-free, foods that cause allergies like milk and peanuts. But...what if there was a food that was high in protein, high in antioxidants, gluten-free and was simple to add to most any recipe? Well, duh, that food would be Chia seeds. Yes, the little seeds that us children of the 80's saw [...]

“Survivors Survive”: A Song. A Video. Words to Live By! by Ryan Hamner

// The last few weeks have been crazy! As some of you may know, I wrote and recorded a new song entitled, “Survivors Survive”. The song was written for people who have been affected by cancer, an “anthem” for people who have survived cancer or are surviving cancer! Because whether you have defeated cancer or are defeating cancer, you are surviving! “Survivors Survive” was recorded in October and released on November 30th. I desperately wanted to make a [...]