Back in 1968 I was told I was the first survivor of an open heart surgery at Doernbecher Hospital. I then had another one in 1973 to repair scar tissue from the first surgery. Today I live with a slight murmur but thanks to some great doctors I...
The day my family met those two was one of the best days of my life. They offered hope and a plan for this scary thing called brain cancer.
I was 22 when I found out that I had become pregnant. It was scary and so exciting. We get to about 18 weeks through and they had just finished the ultrasound when we were taken to a discussion room....that moment hearing that my precious baby...
A mother's Story:
In 2007, at the age of 1, my oldest son had a difficult staph infection. We took him to our local hospital in Ilwaco, WA several times to be treated and after a week, there was no improvement. The infection in his leg kept getting worse. Tests of...