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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

LUNG LEAVIN' DAY



Heather Von St. James & her daughter, Lily

This is not a funny post, but instead it is a post about hope & ridding yourself of fears.  Nine years ago, when her daughter was three months old, Heather was diagnosed with mesothelioma & was given fifteen months to live.  Following is part of an email she sent to another blogger:

When I was diagnosed with mesothelioma, as a new mother, I was full of fear. I was only given 15 months to live, and had to undergo a life changing procedure. On February 2nd I had my lung removed, which my sister declared Lung Leavin' Day. We celebrate it every year by writing our biggest fears on a plate, and smashing them into a fire. LungLeavin’ Day grows bigger every year, and I was hoping that you’d be willing to help with this inspiring movement. We are asking a select few bloggers to use their voice to help build hope and awareness. An interactive page has been created to tell my story.


In this video Heather tells her story.


I suggest you go to her interactive page
& leave your fears there.






 

Back to the funny stuff tomorrow----fishducky