James Van Buren, or Mr. V. as he is affectionately known, is a music teacher from Sacramento who marches to the beat of his own drum. He’s the energetic, protective dad type who calls the shots, yet has a smile that’s infectious.
Darbie Mazour recently sent us an email with the subject line stating, “Mother / Breast Cancer Thriver / Blogger / Author / SuperHero.” Darbie wanted to let us know how much one woman’s words inspired her. “She has the faith and strength that women all over the world could really learn from and be encouraged by,” Darbie wrote. “Please take a moment to check out the blog written by Kara Tippetts.”
A few weeks ago I received the sad news that one of my childhood friends had lost her son. Only 18 years old, Michael Worth was a talented, personable young man with so much to live for, but after several years of fighting anxiety and depression, his mental illness ultimately prevailed. His solution to the pain was a fatal dose of carbon monoxide.
I am grateful for the excellent medical treatment I received when I was diagnosed with MDS. Two years later I’m blessed to be doing as well as I am. I will continue to bring awareness in the hope that ALL MDS patients have the same access to quality care. Blessings..Robin