My Uneasy Companion

My Uneasy Companion

Several years into my dream job as a volcanologist in 1988 I answered the phone late at night as duty seismologist at the University of Washington Geophysics Seismology Lab. The news media was calling about a possible series of earthquakes being felt by Bellevue...
Not Now…Not EVER

Not Now…Not EVER

Meet Bone Cancer survivor Daisy Keefer On Valentines day 2009, I was on a trip to the store with my mom, when she noticed a lump on my shoulder that hadn’t been seen through my winter clothes. She thought maybe my shoulder was dislocated, but I had full function...
I have LIVED

I have LIVED

 My Story, Beka Llloyd  I was just shy of my 24th birthday when I first began to notice symptoms. I was feeling very tired. I didn’t think much of it because I was going to school full time and was working 3 part time jobs. That was the end of March. By the...
Scariest Day of my LIFE

Scariest Day of my LIFE

I appreciate getting to share my story of hope and survival. 22 years ago, I was diagnosed with colon cancer. The cancer had spread outside of my colon and into the surrounding tissue. I remember when I woke up from the colonoscopy and saw the doctors face something...
Not enough TIME

Not enough TIME

  In 2007, at 19 years old, James Burns began his battle with testicular cancer. After being treated with chemotherapy, he became eligible for surgery.  Over the next few years James continued to go in for blood tests and CAT scans every 3-6 months to monitor his...
Have HEART!

Have HEART!

Michael was born a happy healthy baby on 2/21/1989. He was growing and maturing like any normal toddler would and all seemed well. When he turned 3 things started to change. He began to have headaches until he started to get them so bad that he would lay on the floor...