Stories

Patients and family caregivers have shared their stories hoping that you, too, may believe healing is possible, and valuable, no matter the health outcome.

The Power of Positivity

“Each morning of my cancer journey, reading my CaringBridge messages was the first thing I looked forward to.” – Steven Lewis Steven Lewis is the author of the book, “The Ripple Ef...

A Christmas Letter of Hope

As the mom of a child who has been fighting a brain tumor for two and a half years, the holidays haven’t always been easy for Nicole Pierson, her husband and her three young children. Below she has ...

Sharing CaringBridge with the World

“CaringBridge allowed both my parents to feel the love of others when they needed it most during this very difficult trial.” – Kimberly Wright For Kimberly Wright, CaringBridge was the lifel...

The Best Decision I Could Make

Julia is an energetic almost five year old who is happy to have started kindergarten this fall. She loves playing with her little sister, running, laughing, singing and dancing. It’s hard to believe...

Connecting Military Families and Loved Ones

As a military spouse living in Japan, I’ve seen that military spouses are strong women and men who pursue unique, portable careers while managing entire households alone for months at a time. Ev...

The Hardest Year

My cell rang, and I looked for someplace private to take the call. I walked into the garage and closed the door to my office, which happened to be my car. Sitting inside the car, inside the garage, I ...

Colton’s Army Keeps Marching On

“CaringBridge makes it so more people are aware of what is going on and sending us love and support. It shows us how many people care and that makes a big difference.” – Suzy Matter ...

CaringBridge Lessens the Load

For Eddie and Mary Grampp, life is full of “good distractions” with three active kids all under the age of 5 including one starting kindergarten this fall. Eddie, diagnosed with an inoperable brai...

Breast Cancer: Laughing ’Til It Hurts

As I discussed in my first two posts, I successfully used humor to make it through my breast cancer diagnosis and a battery of tests and doctors. But surgery and treatment are where the rubber meets t...