You’ve taken the kids for their checkups and scheduled your parents’ doctor visits. You even went
along to make sure they understand what was happening.
Lynn Hellerstein, OD, FCOVD,
FAAO, of Greenwood Village,
Colorado, went in for a colonoscopy
soon after her 50th birthday
on a September day in 2002 and
woke up and learned that she
had a tumor in her colon.
Emily Kay Bjore, OD, and her
future husband were in graduate
schools in different states.
Danielle Jackson, OD, says that being busy can block a
person’s creative flow.
Samantha Sanders Hornberger,
OD, has always been healthy, “but
I had struggled with weight issues
since the end of high school. I’m an
emotional eater, and during times
of stress, I gain weight.”
Being a mom always creates a challenge for
women who want to spend quality time with
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