MY FAMILY & FAP — BY MY MOM.

MY FAMILY & FAP — BY MY MOM.

MY FAMILY & FAP  -By Mom. TED’S FAP DIAGNOSIS & INITIAL SURGERIES When my youngest child was about two months old, my husband Ted was diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP). He was having problems with diarrhea and crampy pain in his...
JESSICA. LOVE, FAITH & FAP.

JESSICA. LOVE, FAITH & FAP.

MOMMYHOOD Since I was only knee high, I’ve dreamt of being a mom. I always hear people say they were blessed with their children. While I absolutely agree that my three beautiful kids are blessings in my life, I made the conscious decision to bring them into...
INA. HER DAUGHTER JENNY & LIVING THROUGH FAP.

INA. HER DAUGHTER JENNY & LIVING THROUGH FAP.

My name is Ina. I’m now 63, and my journey with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis[FAP] (little did I know) began when I was a mere child. This journey started with very little knowledge or understanding and over the course of my life I’ve learned more than I ever wished...
DAWN. FAMILY, FAITH & FAP.

DAWN. FAMILY, FAITH & FAP.

I will never forget October 16, 2011 for as long as I live. I had been ill for 2 years, being passed around from one doctor to another, test after test, and finally was approved for a colonoscopy. I was only 40 at the time so insurance didn’t feel it was necessary. I...
MICHELLE. HER FAMILY’S FAP STORY. A GIFT.

MICHELLE. HER FAMILY’S FAP STORY. A GIFT.

A DISEASE A GIFT? Our journey began back in 1994 and we had only been married for 3 years. My husband Michael’s youngest sister was not feeling well and the doctors were trying to figure out through a series of different tests what was wrong. They concluded that...