Cole Barden’s Bedroom Makeover

On March 7, 2009 I was diagnosed with an Ependymoma (brain tumor) at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. I had brain surgery on March 11, 2009. They could not get all of the tumor so I had 2 rounds of chemotherapy and a second brain surgery on May 19, 2009....

Edye’s Birthday Fundraiser

Edye’s Birthday Fundraiser As many of you know during the month of November I love to Give back to the Community that I am a part of. This year for my Birthday I am asking my friends and family to consider joining with me in contributing to My Happy Place a...

Meet Caitlyn Petrie

I received the most gut-wrenching news this last May when I was diagnosed with triple negative, Stage 3 breast cancer. I was told it was aggressive and had spread to my lymph nodes. I’ve gone through 8 rounds of chemotherapy and am currently recovering from a...

MEET JENNIFER KEERAN

‘m Jennifer Keeran. I am a 52-year-old preschool teacher living in Mason City, Iowa. In June 2022 I had been having some discomfort and visited my family doctor. After a referral, and exploratory surgery, I was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. I was scheduled...