Posted in June 2012

Changing my ostomy appliance at 30,000 feet

Trish and I and Peggy and Earl were returning from the Great Comebacks/WOCN national conference in Charlotte and had to make a mad dash to make our connection in Minneapolis. I needed to change my ostomy appliance and had planned to do so in the bathroom at the Minneapolis airport between flights. I literally ran … Continue reading

Great Comebacks National Awards Event: Charlotte, NC

June 18, 2012 Got some of the photos of the event from Andrea and wanted to share them! June 11, 2012: Charlotte, NC WOCN National Conference Second day of the WOCN conference and I gave two talks today at the Convatec booth, sharing my story and thanking the WOCNs for what they do for the … Continue reading

30 Day Gratitude Challenge: Week 2

Day 8: I am grateful to those who visited me in the hospital back in March 1986 and sent cards, flowers and prayers that helped me heal. Steve Rodriguez (coworker at Western Digital) John Caruthers (Steve’s friend from church) Gloria and Jay Pyle (sister and brother in law) Ed and Lee Arthur (David and Darchelle’s … Continue reading