My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 2–Recognition

After the chills shot through my body, I had just enough time to say, “Oh my God, that’s my sister!” before we were instructed to put away all electronic devices. The plane was taking off. To read the complete post, please click: My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 2–Recognition

My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 1–Adoption

At the tender age of 20 months, I made a decision about my newborn sibling: I didn’t want him. How dare my baby “sister” be a . . . boy! To read the complete post, please click: My Sister’s Story – Adoption & Reunion: Part 1–Adoption

My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: In Memoriam on Her Birthday–Two Last Cups of Tea

  See more in Sandee’s memory here. SANDRA CRESPY KLINE  12-6-52— 9-27-10 I met Sandee Crespy when we were both seven years old. We were in the same second-grade class at Ziegler Elementary School in Northeast Philadelphia. Although we had almost distinctly opposite personalities and, on the surface, not much in common, we nevertheless went through four… Continue reading My Friend’s Story – Leukemia: In Memoriam on Her Birthday–Two Last Cups of Tea

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Wise Words from Warm, Wonderful Women– Getting by with a Little Help from My Friends . . . Synchronistically

Thanks to the power of synchronicity, I received a Facebook message and a telephone call at almost the same time this morning from two warm and wonderful women friends who had wise words to share. Their communication methods were different, but their basic theme was the same: women facing difficult diagnoses have decision-making power and, for… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Wise Words from Warm, Wonderful Women– Getting by with a Little Help from My Friends . . . Synchronistically

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Emotional Factors–The Cancer Community & Beyond

 If it is difficult for me at age 61 to face a diagnosis of uterine cancer and the imminent loss of my "female organs," imagine what a woman who is 40 years younger must need to cope with. I'm wishing sister blogger Emily, age 22, the very best this week as she faces her total abdominal hysterectomy--and a… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Emotional Factors–The Cancer Community & Beyond

My Mother’s Story – Cardiovascular Disease: Quick Update–Right Femoral Stent Insertion

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