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Writers Against Racism: What’s Life Without A Journey?

On May 14, 2011, I wrote the following blog entry, “The next 6-months will be an unknown journey for me (and my family) because on May 2nd, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. As far as what stage it is, tests are still in the works. But yesterday I informed my children of my current health condition and I also wanted to inform, you, my readers.”

Well, six months came and went and while part of the journey has ended – surgery and chemotherapy are now –> DONE <– all I can say is, I have a lot more living to do. I also want to take this  time to thank you for your loyalty and for standing with me every step of the way.

Amy Bowllan on CBS2NY with Dana Tyler - Click Photo To Access Link

Amy Bowllan Featured on Rene Syler's, Good Enough Mother - Click Photo To Access Link


  1. B Herrera says:

    You have been an inspiration to me and to many others who have followed your optimism and determination to make it through this trying time. Life is so much more enjoyable when you realize how precious it is.

    • Make no mistake, B, you have been an inspiration to me and truly got me through the summer. I am forever grateful and will never forget your Summer Scarf challenge. We worked through this and now I am looking back at the other side. Thank you so much. I think about George and the word ONWARD comes to me. Lots of love to you. ONWARD! :)

  2. B Herrera says:

    That’s the only way to go. I loved having George as a teacher when I was in college and I am so grateful I got to introduce my kids to him and thank him for giving me the tools to be a confident writer and for his reminder that the world is changed by those who believe they can (and should) make a difference in one person’s life. So many times we don’t get a chance to thank those who impacted our lives. Thankfully I got that chance to thank George. And he sent me to your blog, perhaps as a way to let me know there are many wonderful people in this world. You and your spotlighted people shine with optimism. It revives me and inspires me. Thanks.

  3. I’m so glad this journey is behind you. I look forward to reading about many (simple and great) joys and blessings ahead. xoxoox

  4. Amy, thank you for your testimony and beautiful spirit. Happy you’re on the road to healing. You are inspiration to me and so many others.