I was not quite ten years old when my mother died. She was forty-two, and her death stole almost all of my childhood memories: the knowledge of her as a mother and individual, my past experiences as her daughter, and my relationships with the family during those young years. Only two solitary sparks remain. There’s nothing else to grab onto, nothing to build…
FIGHTING BACK: Doing Battle with Cancer, the website and the blog, is a collection of personal essays about managing our lives, the tragedies that sometimes befall us, and the in-between times that leave us marked by the joy of the moment.
The Valerie Fund
The Valerie Fund's mission is to provide support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders.
The Stacy Goldstein Breast Cancer Center
RCINJ's Stacy Goldstein Breast Cancer Center provides comprehensive care for people with breast cancer.