My friend, Patry Francis, whose first novel was published last year, has been dealt a challenge by life. She’s rising admirably to the occasion. My heart goes to her.

Three weeks ago I was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. Then the news got worse: a cat scan revealed spots on my liver, a possible metastasis. …So how does a lifelong neurotic and avowed hypochondriac deal with that kind of news?

Read more and be inspired here.

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2 Comments on “Rising”

  1. Fran aka Redondowriter Says:

    Yikes. Though I’m personally OK, I have a lot of friends right now dealing with this kind of challenge. I just left a comment at Patry’s site, so thanks for mentioning it. When I heard the cat purring, I was expecting to hear your daughter screaming.

  2. Kathryn Says:

    Ah, Fran, I wouldn’t do that to my readers (subject them to her screams) without fair warning. 😉