Though I do not know her personally, I am compelled to share this woman, Vicki Kelly’s, eloquently written true journey. She is brave beyond words. It evokes tears, sorrow, love, gratitude. I am personally reminded of the experiences shared with my sister that passed too young and full of life. This, however, is Vicki Kelly’s story! I am touched deeply by it and ask that we all keep her and her family in our thoughts and prayers.

Vicki Kelly

This is so hard. I usually find writing to be effortless, therapeutic almost. This entry, however, has me procrastinating, starting and stopping and even now as I try once again I am aware I could hit the delete button at any moment.

I know I need to write an update. I have put very little out about my condition since I came home from the hospital a few weeks ago. So, here we go…

Let me start by saying that more than anything, I am a lucky person. Maybe the luckiest. I have the most amazing family and friends who have sent many messages of love in one form or another. If I haven’t written back, or returned a call, please forgive me. Please know how grateful I am and how much your support helps me through these times.

Let me get right into it… my disease has progressed a…

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