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Our Miracle Baby... Kelsey Jones
Kelsey Jones Nolden joined our family early this November, after over 48 hours of labor (a fitting end to the difficult journey that began four years ago when we decided to have a second child). She was born 21 inches long and weighed 9 pounds 7 ounces. She...

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The Stupid Cancer Show: Having Children After Cancer
This coming Monday, October 13th, at 8:00 p.m. ET , I'll be interviewed on the radio show, The Stupid Cancer Show . Matthew Zachary and Annie Goodman do a fabulous job with this program, and so I'm very excited to have the opportunity to participate. Also, ...

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Cord Blood Banking
As I'm writing this, I actually have tears rolling down my checks that are splashing on my legs. For a long time, I was under the assumption that I would not be able to bank this baby's cord blood. I'd thought the stem cells were tainted by my potentially ...

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Lightning, Ebola, Sharks, and Twenty Weeks Pregnant
Today, I thought about: 1) Lightning strikes (Did you know you shouldn't lie flat on the ground if you are caught outside in a thunderstorm?) 2) The "out of control" Ebola epidemic in West Africa 3) The 7.9 earthquake near Alaska 4) Great white sharks off t...

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Happy Mother's Day! (and some news)
Mother's Day seems like the perfect time to share our happy news. Three years after my diagnosis for acute promyeloytic leukemia, we are pleased to announce that God has blessed us once again. Are we nervous? Yes. Have I been having flashbacks? Yes. Am I wo...

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Young Adult Cancer Survivors Conference: April 5, 2014
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is hosting a free conference for young adult cancer survivors and their support networks on Saturday, April 5. (We'd love to see you there!) I love the theme. Young adults definitely travel in the fast lane, and a cancer diag...

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More Magazine 2013 Beauty Search - On-line Article
The on-line version of the article and accompanying photo shoot pics can be viewed at: 2013 Beauty Search Winners In the November edition on newsstands now, there's a "behind the scenes" photo montage from the photo shoot. I saw it while standing in line at...

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More Magazine Photo Shoot: Behind the Scenes
The photo shoot in NYC was a memorable event, especially because my mom and her twin sister, Lynn were with me! It just happened to work ...

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2013 More Magazine Beauty Search: Prize Money Proceeds
When the fashion editor of More Magazine called to inform me that I'd won the 30's age division of the 2013 More Magazine Beauty Search, ...

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Alex and Ani Charm Bangle Designed to Support Light the Night
Alex and Ani has designed a charm bangle to support Light The Night! For every bangle sold in store or online, LLS will receive 20% of sa...
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