We have set up a foundation so that if anyone would like to make donations in Maggie’s name they can do so. The donations will be used to give bright young women financial assistance in some way, be it a college scholarship or other appropriately meaningful way. Continue reading Memorial Fund
Maggie was all about rebirth and making things better. She loved stories of people getting a second chance, be it via the battered women’s shelter, Queer Eye, or Extreme Makeover She knew that the single most impactful choice a person can make is to get a solid educational foundation by attending college. Therefore, in honor of Maggie, we have decided to establish a scholarship for financially-challenged young women. Continue reading Memorial Details
Our journey together has ended. Maggie is finally resting peacefully and, for the first time in nearly three years, not suffering. My heart aches.
Our Great Cancer Adventure is nearly over. We don’t have much farther to go together, hand-in-hand. We stopped skipping hand-in-hand a while back, and settled on a brisk but cheery walk. A few weeks ago, we had to slow down the pace again to a nice saunter. The last couple of weeks, we’ve been barely shuffling along. Now, I stumble awkwardly forward, proud but tired, carrying her on my back. And family and friends pick me up each time I fall to my knees. But we are still together, still smile, still joke and we still hold hands. Just not for much longer now. Continue reading Not Much Farther
Maggie’s breathing is growing increasingly labored which is causing great anxiety in us both. Her legs are very weak despite the light in-bed exercises we’ve been doing. Things are rough going but we still try to squeeze in good moments here and there. And we are so, so lucky to have family and friends to help us right now. Continue reading More Tough Days