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...about how great life was and how healthy he was, though he had experienced some serious life-changing events, a major surgery and, it turns out, he had a prosthetic limb. "That's resilience," Schwartz smiled. "I wish we could all think...
The court saved my lifeline stay. I'm writing about this not because I want pity but to make the point that undergoing chemotherapy and major surgery for cancer is stressful enough without having to worry about being able to pay for it.Most people do not have any...
49ers' Gore kept hope through all the adversity

...prompting him to wonder if "football wasn't for me." Shaking off the doubts, he was drafted by the 49ers, but needed major surgery on both shoulders after his rookie campaign. Later, he lost part of another season to a hip injury. Even harder...
Scholes, Graves win Nick Frangos Memorial race

...had just been recovering from major knee surgery last year when she had her accident. She had to go through two major surgeries in Seattle and months of rehabilitation to regain her mobility. But Sunday it was like Julie Graves had never been...
Taxes prey on weak

...that we really revolt and bring this out-of-control tax-and-spend climate to a screeching halt. We need some major surgery now. Natural growth in our community should maintain any necessary increased costs for local government. The current...
Mushing champ ponders future with one less finger

...Cinderella story, since Mackey was predicted never to mush again after a battle with cancer in 2001 in which he endured major surgery that removed neck muscles, lymph nodes, his internal jugular vein and nerves. "After my cancer surgery, the diagnosis...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...but they did not diagnose or treat eye disease; that was the job of ophthalmologists. ``Now we do everything but major surgery,'' he said. ``Optometry is a primary eye-care profession.'' He has treated glaucoma, cataracts and eye...
Selena Shines

...likely have metal rods implanted to support her back because she is developing scoliosis. She's already had three major surgeries, one of which was the installation of a feeding tube she must use daily to - as her family says - "pump in dinner...
Camp Collie: Town pulls together to take care of 170 Alaska dogs seized at border

...Manzer of Great Falls have carried much of the load for professional care. Not one more dog died, even one that needed major surgery, under the care at Camp Collie. No major illnesses remain. But the bulk of more mundane day-to-day work fell...
Rescued by 'the recovery'

...come into the world via cesarean section. Red light. Cesarean procedures are not something to take lightly; it's major surgery. So my recovery was one that needed to be honored. I had to take it truly easy and be conscious of my healing process...


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