12.24.2008

This Girl Rocks!

I've written about Meaghan before. She is truly an inspiration to me, and now she is celebrating a huge accomplishment. I wanted to share her latest news with you all. You can read her story here...

http://www.chicagotribune.com/topic/sfl-flbcancerbloggersbdec20,0,1852511.story

Here's a snippet:

Two years ago, law school student Meaghan Edelstein was on a hospital bed in Boston ready to embrace death. Diagnosed with cervical cancer, her kidney had ripped open and fluid was seeping into her body. A doctor gave her a 20 percent chance to survive. On Sunday, Edelstein, 30, will pick up her diploma from Nova Southeastern University.

Click the link to read the rest...it's worth it!
Congrats again, Meaghan. I can't wait to share your story with my daughters!

7 comments:

Kel said...

Wow, what an accomplishment!
Merry Christmas - theres magic all around!
~K

Keeper of the Skies Wife said...

She has a very inspirational story!!

mommaof4wife2r said...

what a fab story...i was told i mught not live past my teen years...and i'm way over 30 now...and 4 kids later! yikes!

BoufMom9 said...

WOW! What a fascinating story and truly a miracle!
Thank you for leading me to her story :)

Swirl Girl said...

Meaghan is all over the newspapers!

this is a major feat!

she also started a blog called
Spirit Jump (which is a saucy blog on SITS) this week.

She certainly kicked ass!

What a story!

If I hit the exclamation point key anymore my finger will cramp!

Have a merry holiday!

blueviolet said...

That is amazing and I love stories like that. Thanks for sharing!

Have a wonderful Christmas!

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