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Posts made in September, 2015

One Day Left on Earth

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I was recently asked if I had one day left on earth, what would I do? What a question that is! It really got me thinking and wondering if that was the real case what would I really do or want? First, I would gather my immediate family and tell them how much I truly love them all. I would share a moment with each one individually and tell them something special that makes me smile about them. I think secondly, I would do the same with my closest friends. I was told once that if in a lifetime you have 5 real...

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Teachers

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thinking back over the years, I have had some wonderful teachers. I really loved all my teachers but I can say since I was so ill in elementary school, they were some of my favorites. Remembering all the correct names is something I cannot do and do not want to name the wrong ones but I did have a few come and visit me at CHOP and bring me classmate cards and gifts while I spent months in the hospital. These wonderful heroes in my eyes, were truly loved by me and if they are still with us and happened to read...

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Dear Younger Self

Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Younger Self, Just wanted to drop you a note and let you know that I promise no matter what you think, things will get better. Even though you are terribly ill, in and out of the hospital, and in terrible pain all the time, I can assure you that your life will get so much better. You are going through all of this because you are special and your higher power chose you to help you understand what the less fortunate and sickly children go through, making you that much smarter and better. Just wait and see what...

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Ten Things I Learned From Being Ill

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This was very interesting to me when I finally sat down to think about it. 1.) I thought I was the only one so ill. 2.) I was shocked to find out that in fact, I was not the only one. 3.) It was important to me to get well. 4.) My parents were amazing people (I knew that before I became ill but really saw it during those 2 years). 5.) My siblings came along for the ride and treated me just as they should, like siblings, normal torture and bickering. 6.) I love my siblings for treating me the same as always and not...

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WHAT IF????

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Did you ever wonder what life would be like if something very intricate had never happened. I sometimes ponder on this but not too long. For me, what if I never became sick as a child???? What would my childhood have been like? My teen years? Would I have been athletic? Would I have moved to New York to pursue fashion, modeling, or even nursing? What if I did not have to spend months at a time in the hospital? Would my friends have been the same? Boyfriends? Or even my husband? Wow, a big mouthful of...

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