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When bad news can actually be a gift

“So rare.”

“That’s uncommon.”

“This is not something we see…”

“It’s unusual.”

“A severe case.”

“I wasn’t expecting this to happen…”

“Just bad luck…”

These are lines I have heard countless times during my pregnancy with Eleanor.   677 more words


My Life Changing Medical Nightmare from Hell

This is a true story. This is my life. I wanted to share it. Maybe writing about this will help me with the anger and help others be more pro-active with their medical Doctors. 2,474 more words

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot forming in one of the veins in the body, more commonly a deep vein in the leg or pelvis (known as deep vein thrombosis or DVT), which then breaks off (this is called an embolus) and travels through the blood stream towards the heart and then ends up in the lung.   178 more words

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Steve Gets Cancer... by Steve Safran

Britt’s blog gave me cancer. OK, maybe it didn’t– the science is still out on the matter. But the facts are this: I am now being treated for Stage 2C Testicular Cancer. 491 more words

Chapter 26 - Setback #2

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated – Maya Angelou

The Summer of 2009 came and Ireland was in the grips of the swine flu.

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Video: Ali Krieger's story

U.S. Soccer has produced a great series of short videos called, “One Nation. One Team. 23 Stories.” Each of the 23 videos spotlights a different player on the U.S. 56 more words