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Fighting IIH: The Strife of Normalcy for a Family in Need

Fighting IIH: The Strife of Normalcy for a Family in Need

By: Christine Weimer I am always inspired by women who manage to keep going despite their hardships. Women who face real struggles, yet still find a way to make it through another day. Women who don’t know how they were able to juggle it all- but did. Women who do not let their adversities define [...]

For the Love of Literacy: One Teacher Striving to Create the Next Generation of Bookworms

For the Love of Literacy: One Teacher Striving to Create the Next Generation of Bookworms

By: Christine Weimer Have you ever met one of those people who make you wonder how they manage to seem so happy all the time? Those high-spirited, lively people whose enthusiasm for life never seems to waiver? I met one of those people in elementary school. With a positive charisma that was fun to be [...]

Shining Light through Creativity: Winning the Battle with Chiari Malformation

Shining Light through Creativity: Winning the Battle with Chiari Malformation

By: Christine Weimer A few months ago, Amanda Roussin pulled at my heart strings when she posted a video to her Facebook page regarding the progress on her journey through Chiari Malformation Type 1. For those of you who don’t know, Chiari Malformation is “when the brain is too large for the skull due to [...]

Breast Cancer & Mental Health: A Journey to Coping

Breast Cancer & Mental Health: A Journey to Coping

*WARNING* Graphic Images Below!!! By: Christine Weimer The stress that comes along with a cancer diagnosis is one I imagine cannot be rationalized by anyone who has never been a patient of the disease. According to The National Cancer Institute, one in three people who are diagnosed with cancer will experience mental distress. What’s more, [...]