Keep that smile on her face - Seeds of Happiness

Keep that smile on her face

Keep that smile on her face

December 17, 2015

My smile story is about my sister in law Nicole.  She has been breast cancer free for 3 years, last year she received some devastating news that she now has bone cancer.  Bone cancer is one of the most painful is what she was told.  She is 38 years old and married.  She has been going through painful treatments 3-4 days a week.  She is a corporate lawyer and still works and travels more hours than anybody would be able to.  She is a very strong person but finally broke, I decided to send her a smile.  I sent it in a box with my mother in law when she went to visit her.  Nicole lives in Chicago and her family is in the Alton area.  My mother in law had no idea what was in the box, I got a FaceTime phone call when she was opening it.  It definitely brought a smile to her face and a few tears.  I was glad I got to see her reaction.  Nicole now carries the smile in her backpack, she is unable to carry anything else due to being on crutches and using a cane.  I wish I had her outlook on life.  She has been down lately due to a friend passing away of cancer, she feels her days are numbered.  But she takes her smile with her to every chemo appointment.  The last Dr’s appointment told her things were looking better and no signs of spreading.  Hopefully that smile with her to everything will still keep that smile on her face.


Also in Community Stories

Keep making those clay balls!

June 08, 2021

I have gifted several Seeds of Happiness over the years and seasons.  I've sprinkled them in various locations with friends throughout the country.  They never fail to bring a smile and good remembrances, I've been told.  

View full article →

Coffee Together, Miles Apart

April 01, 2021

We live many miles apart, Minnesota to Florida. We both love coffee, so I thought of your mugs, (I have a red one), I sent her a picture of my red one and she loved it. 

View full article →

My mug makes me smile every time!

November 11, 2020

My mug arrived the other day. I am stuck at home during this health crisis due to health concerns of my own and wanted to state that looking at my mug just makes me smile every time! 

View full article →

Hey Change Makers – sign up for our newsletter: Spark!
We’re filling it with the stories that make us smile and sharing it with the Circle of Kindness.
It’s going to be fun!