Today must be about love.
Andrea Torres is (now was) a columnist for the Miami Herald. She was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer at age 33. It was August of 2011, just days after I launched this blog and most certainly before I was active on twitter.
Yesterday, she sent out a message to the twitterverse:
Thank you to those who’ve lifted me up #breastcancer #bcsm hrld.us/1070o0fI don't remember when I began to watch her tweets, but she wrote 59 columns in the Miami Herald chronicling everything from surgeries, to hospitals, to doctors, to friends who died, to dating, to chemobrain...... And what I suppose is her final piece for the Herald. She has accepted a new job and....
— Andrea Torres (@miamicrime) May 6, 2013
Just read this, her last column...... It will put a smile on your face.
Then, it's all about Jennie GRRRRRRIMES. She poured her heart and soul into her words and shared it with the world. Jennie's love letter to her Big C. That will tug at every one of your heartstrings. Click. Read.