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Health Status — 9-30-13

Dear Readers . . . Unfortunately, I will need to take a week off from blogging due to the fact that I contracted a case of Shingles. For any of you who has had Shingles, your face will probably scrunch up when you read this or look at these real photos of my back and […]

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Health Update 9-11-13

Part I: Coming Back to Life I am happy to report that I’m doing very well and am ready to fly full-steam ahead on publicizing my book.   It has been three years and three months since the brain tumor was diagnosed and my chemo treatments began with Dr. Arenson at Swedish Medical Center in […]

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After A Double Mastectomy

Health Update I had my surgery on March 13th and stayed two nights at Lutheran Hospital in Denver. When I awoke after surgery, my chest felt so tight  I could hardly breathe. Taking full and deep breaths was excruciating but I was encouraged to try to take them anyway.  I had so many cords hanging […]

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Health Update 2-17-13

February 17, 2013 Dear friends and family, I regret to inform you that after a year and a half of remission from brain cancer, I discovered a fast-growing carcinoma in my right breast. Because I caught it early, it had not yet spread to my lymph nodes. I had two biopsies with the final one resulting […]

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