Tag Archives: Half Full

Why Deanne is Half Full

The week of Half Full will be 5 years since I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Soon after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer in Oct 2007, I signed up for my first triathlon that I completed in June 2008 (The … Continue reading

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Why Meg is Half Full

In January 2010, I heard the words no one ever wants to hear from her doctor. I’d been diagnosed with a rare form of cervical cancer called adenocarcinoma. I had no symptoms, no previous abnormal test results and no family … Continue reading

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Part Of The Team

People usually associate a curse word with the term “intern.” An intern is the office b*tch. I’ve been the intern at UCF for the past month. And I’ve noticed something about this place: not once have I ever felt like … Continue reading

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Why I Fight: A Post by Julie Baronas Morgan

On Oct. 4, 2009 my Father was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in his throat. Dr. Cullen, Dr. Suntha and their the amazing staff at Greenebaum developed a personalized plan that gave him a time to rest as well as … Continue reading

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A Humbling Moment

Back in November I received a call from USA Triathlon and was asked if I would be a presenter at the 2011 USAT Race Directors Symposium. Without hesitation, I said YES! After having some time to let this digest and … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…

Last week, Katrina in our office asked all of us to send her one picture that had special meaning to us in connection to our work here at the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.  She’s working on a project … Continue reading

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Do we really know what is in store for 2011?

Well as we all woke up on January 1st and thought about what we were going to do differently for 2011, it is also important to reflect back on the year and understand better what you did well and what … Continue reading

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Make a Year End Investment in the Young Adult Cancer Fight

December 30, 2010 Dear Ulman Cancer Fund Supporter: Thirteen years ago I received a phone call from my best friend with some heavy news – he was diagnosed with cancer.  We were both college sophomores at the time and he … Continue reading

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Survivorship

Survivorship is defined by the dictionary as the state of being a survivor of life in long-term survivorship (five years or longer) after experiencing a life threatening illness (i.e. cancer).  I have come to learn that its meaning is a little … Continue reading

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Living Life Half Full

One of the more humbling parts of my jobs is hearing the stories of people who face cancer with an attitude of hope and optimism – a Half Full mentality.  Despite the stage of their diagnosis, prognosis given to them … Continue reading

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