Starting IJB has been incredible for me. Not only have I learned that there are many of us survivors all over the globe, but I've connected with several local members, too. I realize that I'm 24 yrs. post-treatment and a number of you are in treatment now and that you might not have the energy to participate in blogs, forums, etc. But there have to be 300 of you who can get passionate about you.
I have believed in this project since member #197 joined. It was then I realized that not…Continue
I remember the morning of 9/11/01 well. I was at work and we heard about the 1st plane. My supervisor said " It's terrorists". I thought he was just being dramatic and that was was some kind of accident. When we found out the truth and I was home from work, my last f/t job, I called my family who lived in Manhattan. Everyone was fine. Then I spoke to my friend, my childhood friend, and she told me that two classmates we know were killed. They were working for Cantor Fitzgerald. And you know…Continue
Added by Beth Rosenthal on September 11, 2011 at 12:27pm — No Comments
My father is going to need a biopsy done on a tumor located in the brainstem.
Has anyone here had a biopsy for a tumor in the brainstem? Or has anyone known of anyone with it? If so, how did the biopsy turn out? I think I am more scared for my father then he is.
Added by Frank on September 7, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments
My brain tumor consumed my life from age 11 on until now, age 38. I finished all of my treatment by age 12 and I was trying to adjust to my new world, the limited world where I couldn't run anymore, the world where the monkey bars were difficult to maneuver, the world where I couldn't swim well and the world where I could no longer do a cartwheel or even a somersault. I also had difficulty in school. I'm not sure if I created the stress or I just couldn't understand. I'd gladly take my old…Continue