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A Caregiver' Story "I love your writing style. I just started your book and I can't put it down. I love the fact that when you quote statistics that are bad you always say things have improved and survival rates are better today."
— Marnie CNS Lymphoma survivor
"I just finished your book and found it very moving and very familiar."
— Marilyn , Guillain Barre survivor
Category Archives: Well-being
Guillain Barre and Havoc in the Body For now, I’ve written enough about Memorial Day, American Legion and donations to paper poppies. It’s all on my Facebook page and on my Author page at Ann K Brandt. So … Continue reading
Grief and Grieving Being members of two different brain tumor support groups and being of a certain age, my husband and I go to a lot of funerals: some in churches, some in event centers, and some outdoors. Many … Continue reading
Seniors Look Better When They Smile A saying among seniors goes “Old age is not for the weak in heart.” To grow older successfully one must have a sense of humor, a willingness to accept change, and a deep … Continue reading
Little Known Facts About Lyme Disease The disease first became known as Lyme because in the 1970s and 1980s large numbers of people in the area of Lyme, Connecticut began to exhibit strange symptoms ranging from swollen joints, fever, rashes, … Continue reading
Today, January 15, 2011, in a high school auditorium, a small Colorado community hosted the first annual “Proud to be an American” award ceremony, founded and organized by the Korean War veterans chapter number 195. The award recipient was high school … Continue reading
My daughter once asked me: Mom’ what’s it like to get old?” My first thought, as she is still on the sunny side of 55, was to retort, “You’ll find out yourself someday. Instead, I took a deep breath and … Continue reading