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Missing persons

My brother is missing.

He left Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania four weeks ago with a wad of cash (courtesy of Social Security) and an intent to head to Illinois to pay my parents a visit. 230 more words



Tomorrow I’m having my first MRI since being diagnosed a year and a half ago.  I was supposed to get one about six months ago but, that didn’t go so well.   1,273 more words

Tara Ernske |Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Race Chair

Tara Ernske is an avid proponent of keeping up with routine breast exams.

“I want all women, especially younger women, to do their monthly breast self-exams and to be sure to see a physician once a year for a breast exam.” 680 more words


Boston Marathon Race Recap

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote in another blog entry that running the Boston Marathon would feel like running in a dream. That wound up being absolutely the case, though as these things (both real life and dreams) go, you never quite anticipate  2,265 more words


Memoir Monday - Perspectives

Last week I wrote about my latest plans to finish off my manuscript and tomorrow I embark on 11 weeks of “Advanced Autobiographical Writing” at London’s CityLit with… 786 more words


20 for 20 Challenge

May 2nd will be my 20th year of survivorship and I’m determined to make it count. But I need your help to go #Allinforlivestrong. Here’s how… 341 more words


Marathon Week Is Here

Anticipation, excitement, and a healthy dose of borderline disbelief. Add to that a large amount of gratefulness, and you have the mix of emotions I have going right now. 603 more words