Longer Than a Postcard 2015 “Hope” Family Picture; The Extended Update

Stomach cancer hope

In 2014, we closed the year with LOVE. As a family, we found that there were so many unknowns… but that LOVE had gotten us through the toughest year imaginable. This year, we closed 2015 with HOPE. I have to … Continue reading

Pound 4 Pound Challenge

stomach cancer

I have to admit that ever since we got my dad’s painstaking diagnosis, “So, It’s stomach cancer”, I’ve been eating for two. At the beginning of this nightmare, the doctor said, “Shigeo, you need to gain some weight before we … Continue reading

Y[our] Story: #TripleCrown and Stomach Cancer

Victor Espinoza autograph 2

Dear Victor, My #TripleCrown Story began on November 16, 2013… the day my dad was admitted to our local hospital for severe gastric bleeding. I guess you might ask what does this have anything to do with horse racing… but … Continue reading

I Donated My Hair to Help Fight Cancer

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, and I have decided to kick of the month by donating my hair. (I did this last year too!) My beautiful long locks will be going to Pantene Beautiful Lengths because this organization makes wigs for adult … Continue reading

Update on my Bridemaids

This morning our reality show, Along for the Bride, aired on TLC. It’s been a while… a long while… and I was actually excited to re- watch it… re-live our wedding week. I still can’t believe two years have gone … Continue reading

Sexy: Long Hair Or Short?

I’m torn— to cut or not to cut? I’m pretty sure that most men prefer long hair while most women prefer short to mid-length hair. I know I can find statistics on Google to back up my theory… but ultimately … Continue reading