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Getting Out in the World
Fri, Sep 23, 2011, 11:24 AM
I have been pretty busy since my last blog post. I am back at Mother Teresa Regional for school; I had to go back to CHOP for a blood and platelet...
Turning a final corner
Fri, Sep 9, 2011, 1:53 PM
September is Cancer Awareness Month and later this month, on Sept 25, I’m going to lead Team Onco Girl in the 2011 Four Seasons Parkway...
I have a lot to be thankful for
Wed, Aug 24, 2011, 11:51 AM
This past Sunday at Mass I was thinking about finishing up my cancer treatment. I go in for my last round of chemotherapy this Friday and...
Second to last round of chemo!
Mon, Aug 15, 2011, 1:51 PM
Today I’m at CHOP for my second-to-last round of chemo. This is a one-day round so I’m in the day hospital. This is pretty different...
A school principal learns by joining Rachel's journey
Fri, Aug 5, 2011, 5:55 PM
Hello, my name is Melissa Whelan Wisk. I am Rachel’s principal at Mother Teresa Regional School. Her parents asked me to write a blog...
Getting out and about
Mon, Aug 1, 2011, 6:20 PM
I have come to the conclusion that I'm pretty tired of being treated for cancer. I was getting a little depressed, didn't want to leave my...
Things are going swimmingly
Wed, Jul 20, 2011, 3:10 PM
This past weekend was great! I spent hours in the pool on Saturday and Sunday and it felt sooooooo good to do a little swimming. I was on...
Giving patients a Voice
Mon, Jul 18, 2011, 2:45 PM
Last Friday was a special day for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia -- and for me. People in the Philadelphia area probably already...