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A Brain Tumor Journey, Part III: The Conclusion – Relief, Recovery, and Redemption

What follows is the third and concluding chapter of a brain tumor journey, told in her own words, by survivor, Sarah Vannatta. See Part I, HERE and Part II, HERE.  A few days after my surgery, I was out for a short walk with my ICU nurse, Chris. Chris held my hospital gown closed as I shuffled along. We […]

A Brain Tumor Journey, Part II: Bad Signs, Strong Emotions, and the Blur of the ICU

What follows is the second chapter of a brain tumor journey told in three parts, and her own words, by survivor, Sarah Vannatta. SEE PART I HERE.  Awaiting the scheduled CT scan, medication provided by the ER doctor had relieved the vomiting, and though the headaches only grew worse, I still attended a district-wide professional development […]

Guest Blog: What Head to the Hill did for my daughter and me

The morning of the Race for Hope – D.C. in 2016 was a wet one. However, my daughter, Jessica, and I were so excited to be involved in the pre-race festivities that we didn’t seem to mind the rain. We picked up our t-shirts and even had our picture taken with former American Idol and […]

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