Pausing

So this year just happened…I became a grandmother…my dad passed away…I was a keynote speaker in Taiwan at a STEM education conference…my family cleaned out and sold my dad’s Marietta home…IN2 won a Chicago Innovation Award…I had a pacemaker implanted…my husband and I hiked the Inca Trail in Peru…and I resigned my leadership position at…

Head Angel, Jonny Imerman

Connecting with inspirational role models is one of the joys of traveling on my journey with Breast Cancer MyStory. Today’s blog captures the conversation I had with Jonny Imerman, Founder of Imerman Angels in Chicago. Jonny was diagnosed with “non-seminoma” (many different types of cancers) testicular cancer at the young age of 26. Going through…

Meet Victoria Prestia

We are pleased to introduce Victoria Prestia as our April Featured Story.  Victoria is from St. Charles, Illinois and has blogged and written about her journey so is a great fit for Breast Cancer MyStory.  Her story, “Survive and Thrive,” has been published in newsletters and on her website:  http://www.victoriassecretsforsuccess.com/blog/.   Victoria Prestia Saint Charles, Illinois…

The Breast of Intentions

My journey finding interesting people in the ever-growing arena of breast cancer was strengthened by meeting Lou Ann Peck, Founder of Breast Intentions, Illinois Chapter. Lou Ann emailed me asking for a link off the Breast Cancer MyStory website to her organization. After checking out her organization, I added the link to our resources page,…