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Evvie Heilbrunn
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Reaching Beyond My Limitations!
Reaching Beyond My Limitations!

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The Sad Last Chapter
 Altitude sickness and cerebral edema are funny things.  Random, unpredictable, and sneaky.  But the signs and symptoms are undeniable.  Vigilance and monitoring are key.  So is medical attention when things get bad. Today, thanks to cerebral edema, I conti...

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She Returns, And Not In One Piece
I didn't make it to Base Camp. I tried my best and got to 16,000 feet, 1,500 feet short of Base Camp. I developed HACE: High Altitude Cerebral Edema. My brain swelled.  Not something you want to experience. The easiest (wrong word) way to deal with it is to...

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Change in plans
Arrived in Katmandu on Friday. Our schedule had us leaving for Everest on Monday. Well, there's this giant hurricane hitting India right now and Nepal will get hit starting Monday. We couldn't leave until Thursday or Friday. So....we're leaving in the morni...

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On Strength
I leave this Sunday to begin my trek to Everest Base Camp.  I've pretty much said over the last 14 months everything there is to say.  You know where I started from, you know the bumps that I've encountered along the way.  One thing I want to tell you is th...

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Our fundraiser was fabulous.  We raised over $10,000 for Parkinson's research and summit4stemcell!  Everything was just perfect, from the...

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Let The Festivities Begin -- With a Caveat
My fundraiser for Parkinson's is tonight.  We're expecting about 50 people; not quite the number we were hoping for, but it's gala season...

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