Another Survivor

Another dear friend of mine is undergoing a breast removal in a few days and my heart is truly broken for her. The diagnosis blindsided her, like most of the time they do.  She was going for her yearly mammogram and was immediately sent to see a surgeon, and after hearing all of her options she decided to have the …

Chemo Duck

For those of you who missed my annual foundation event, all those who did attend got a chance to see a real Chemo Duck. My foundation was able to donate 150 of these wonderful creatures to CHOP from a combinations of book profits and donations when my dear friend Nancy passed. I had pictures of the stuffed animal with me …

Depending on Someone

Everyone needs someone, it’s true. And whether you are a caretaker, living alone, an ill person, or just feeling a bit down and truly all by yourself, take a moment or two to think: There has to be someone, somewhere, who for whatever reason would stand by your side to help you make decisions, get important things done, or just …

A New Experience

I had an appointment with a dog whisperer the other day because we are trying to conquer some fears that  our little dog has been experiencing for a while. Although I was a bit doubtful, this woman asked me very few questions but was able to inform me (without any informations) about details in our life and that of our …