Georgia, James 1:2-3, Lung Cancer, Photography, Picture of the Day, Quote of the Day, Savannah, Tall & Handsome, Wrought Iron

The Spark of Something Greater, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"Often it was the most unlikely people who found within themselves a spark of something greater. It probably was always there, but most people are never tested, and they go through their whole lives without ever knowing that when things are at their worst, they are at their best.” ~ Jonathan Maberry, Rot and Ruin… Continue reading The Spark of Something Greater, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Fort Pulaski GA, Georgia, Lung Cancer, Photography, Picture of the Day, Race for the Cure, Tall & Handsome, The South, Travel, Women's health

The Cool Dude from Team GSI, by Beverly Hicks Burch

My Tall & Handsome…the cool dude of Team GSI.. This was taken after the Race for the Cure in Savannah. I was Team GSI’s “survivor”…surviving 29 1/2 cancer free years of non-smoking lung cancer in my right lung and 16 1/2 cancer free years of non-smoking lung cancer in my left lung. Yes, people, it… Continue reading The Cool Dude from Team GSI, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"Autoimmune disorders", Autoimmune Diseases, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Disability, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Health, Healthcare, Lung Cancer, Sjogren's Syndrome, Women's health

New criteria proposed for diagnosing fibromyalgia

New criteria proposed for diagnosing fibromyalgia. Years...and I mean years ago I was first diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I think the year was 1990 when the "official" diagnosis was made, but I had been suffering with the symptoms since the early 1980s. My beloved family physician who has since passed away was very well… Continue reading New criteria proposed for diagnosing fibromyalgia

"Autoimmune disorders", Anwar Sadat, Breast Cancer, cancer, Depression, Gomez, Lung Cancer, Mental health, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Sjogren's Syndrome, Washington DC 14th Street Bridge Plane Crash, Women's health

Anniversary – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Anniversary – Part 1 By Beverly Hicks Burch I am approaching an anniversary in a few days (Oct. 25th). It’s an anniversary I hope I don’t share with too many people. You see on Oct. 25th, 1995 a thoracic surgeon removed 60% of my left lung because of cancer. It’s so hard to believe it’s… Continue reading Anniversary – Part 1, by Beverly Hicks Burch