Tag: Donna's Cancer Story

Donna Day 2014: Raising funds for pediatric cancer in honor of a very special girl

Donna Day 2014: Raising funds for pediatric cancer in honor of a very special girl
Back in 2011, the first year I started blogging for Chicagonow, I met Donna. I did not meet the in the flesh Donna, I met her through her Mother’s (Mary Tyler Mom of Chicagonow)  blog series. A thirty day chronicle of her extraordinary journey with pediatric cancer. A journey that ended in the worst possible way,... Read more »

This Valentine's Day make Donna your Valentine

This Valentine's Day make Donna your Valentine
This is Donna. Beautiful, hopeful Donna. I did not have the honor or pleasure of meeting this angelic looking child and sadly I never will. When she was 19 months old,  Donna began to show symptoms that would lead to her diagnosis of an aggressive brain tumor, papillary meningioma. In October of 2009, Donna passed away. She... Read more »

Cancer: Will we ever stop the madness?

Cancer: Will we ever stop the madness?
It’s been quite a month for so many of us that have had the privilege of reading fellow blogger Mary Tyler Mom’s heartbreaking story of her beautiful daughter Donna, lost at the tender age of 4 to as she calls cancer – “the beast”. And a beast it is. In so many ways I can’t... Read more »
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