Archive for February 2015

The future is a scary place

It’s ChicagoNow¬†Blogapalooz-Hour…which means that all ChicagoNow bloggers have one hour to write about the same topic. I’m excited because I’m actually participating for once. Tonight we have been asked to pick any point of time in the future and write about what you hope/think/fear/expect your life will be like then. Holy moly. That’s a loaded... Read more »

Compassion for little ones with cancer

Kids with cancer. Did you know that a child is diagnosed with cancer EVERY THREE MINUTES? What a horrible number. The only thing worse is the number of kids dying of this wretched disease. Is there ANYTHING that could possibly tug at your heartstrings more than a child with cancer? If there is, I can’t... Read more »

Writing about cancer is HARD.

I haven’t blogged in so long that I’m not sure I even have the right to call myself a blogger. When I was diagnosed with Stage III melanoma 3 1/2 years ago, I decided that it would not have happened for nothing; that I would try to educate others so that they wouldn’t end up... Read more »