Make Me Stronger

A call to action. A cry for help. An opportunity for you to realize your power to give strength to someone affected by a blood cancer (Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma). Get involved. Make someone stronger.

Silver Linings

  Those who find the silver lining Are flying high Silver Linings. They are out there, waiting to be uncovered. Discover them, create them or be them. It’s up to … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · 5 Comments

Happy Days

  You know, the kind that fill your heart with joy while it pumps happiness through your veins, sparking a chain reaction as it spreads through your body. And on … Continue reading

May 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

Grateful

Dedicated to the uber drivers, security guards, nurses, doctors, health aids, police and all those showing up to help others despite the risks.   Grateful. For every person I saw … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Silence, Raw and Unfiltered

  Always putting mind over matter, and now here is my body wondering why matter, doesn’t matter. It’s usually mind vs heart, intellect vs sentiment, logic vs emotion. But where … Continue reading

January 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Steppin into…

Note: Story contributed by Ekata, dedicated to those finding the strength to take a chance,  to those trying something different and to those who make me stronger   …2019 like … Continue reading

January 17, 2019 · 4 Comments

35mm

Note: Story contributed by Ekata, dedicated to the inner photographer in all of us and their lens of choice in life  The wall started coming down on one side… I … Continue reading

August 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

3 x 3 x 3

Note: Story contributed by Ekata, dedicated to anyone looking for a bone marrow match or has found a match who has declined, and their families. 3 matches in 3 countries … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Breathe…

Note: Story contributed by Ekata, dedicated to the open air, the sun and the beach. Breathe. We all have moments in life where we need some space. Some space to … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · 4 Comments

Put Your Body Where Your Heart Is

A newly married doctor is personally touched by cancer and motivated to make a difference. What did he decide to do? This marathon virgin decided to do a triathlon – talk about Go … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Masterpiece

Note: Story contributed by Ekata, dedicated to the artist in all of us, building piece by piece. We are all working on our masterpiece called life. A big jigsaw puzzle … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

it is written

Note: Contributed by Ekata, dedicated to her squad and the perfect accessory Summer of 2012 Some people find comfort in their beliefs during difficult times. Others question them because they … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Letter to My Cancer

Note: Contributed by Ekata, to her unwelcomed resident. For as long as you have been around, I tried my best to not think about you or address you. You are … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · 20 Comments

You ARE the Best!

Dedicated to our Dad To be raised by a father who shows his love and affection for us all so openly, is a blessing. Don’t get us wrong, he was … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 5 Comments

Headphones

Note: Story contributed by Ekata, dedicated to anyone who believes in the power of headphones TICK, TICK, TICK…. The sound is back, louder than before. I felt it creeping in, … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Real-Life Superhero #WonderWoman

Sophia Sandoval is a real-life superhero; only 3 years old but already a Wonder Woman. This little girl was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a cancerous brain tumor, last year. She bravely … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

NFL has Heart #LeahStrong

Devon Still’s daughter, Leah, was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma last June, a rare form of cancer found in infants and children. She immediately began intense rounds of chemotherapy. Soon … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women Saving Lives #WomensHistoryMonth

March is Women’s History Month and Be The Match is celebrating women saving lives. Did you know over half of the registrants in the National Marrow Donor Program, the world’s … Continue reading

March 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Show your support this Friday with #WearYellowforSeth

5 year old Seth Lane is suffering from severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), often referred to as “Bubble Boy” disease. Babies who suffer from this disease essentially have no functioning immune … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hope

Note: Story contributed by Ekata, dedicated to her family and friends. Hope. A belief or desire for something to happen. A gift that can be given to yourself or others … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Stuart Scott, ESPN anchor, dies at age 49

Stuart Scott, a longtime anchor at ESPN, died Sunday morning at the age of 49. He inspired his colleagues with his sheer talent, his work ethic and his devotion to … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

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