Women

  • whistle
    Date
    May 13, 2014
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    With apologies to readers, it was a dark and stormy night. But it was, I noticed, as my five-year-old loomed over me, waking me up. “What is it, honey?” She started to cry. “Bad dream?” “No.” Then the fateful four words: I swallowed a whistle.
  • Balanced Living Magazine_Breast Cancer Article__cover
    Date
    April 30, 2014
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    Maybe it was the call. The one that changed Vicki’s life came as she nursed her three month-old baby boy. For Shannon, the phone rang at 3:30 p.m. as she worked at home. For Bonnie, hearing her brother’s voice on the line – “I have cancer” – jolted her.