Smartelli, 55, who lives in Phoenix. Smartelli marks Feb. Smartelli said.
Smartelli, a former travel nurse, is terminally ill, suffering from a form of pulmonary fibrosis, a respiratory disease in which scars are formed in the lung tissues, leading to serious breathing problems walling worsen over time. Two years ago, Ms.
She eventually began suffering from shortness of breath, dizziness and fainting spells, which led to a diagnosis of pulmonary diffusion defect, a subcategory of pulmonary fibrosis. She sold the boat and moved to Phoenix, where she began evaluating her life, not knowing how doog of it she had left, and came away with one final wish: Smartelli said between labored breaths.
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So her potential big day will serve as a fund-raising awareness moment for the two causes close to her heart. Smartelli, who said she dated a man in Woman walking dog on n denver today Springs for two years before the relationship ended in Smartelli grew up in Detroit, where 12 years ago she spread some serious love of her own, coming to the rescue of a childhood friend by donating a kidney to him.
Before her illness, Ms. Smartelli was working as a travel nurse throughout the country, taking eight-week assignments in such cities as San Antonio, Dallas, Albuquerque, Palm Springs, Los Angeles and Denver. Though there is no cure for her condition and no sacrifice that will put time back on her dencer clock, Ms.
Smartelli said she still hopes to help save the lives of human beings and dogs by raising awareness, and money. He listens, and he loves me no matter what.
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The moment inspired her. The reality, however, is that there will be no actual event, as Ms.
Smartelli is barely able to keep up with the costs of her own medical bills. With her parents deceased and no family members or friends to turn to for financial support, she has managed to keep a sense of humor as she copes with her debilitating waling.
In the meantime, Ms. Smartelli said, she will continue to dream of actually walking Bernie down the aisle, with Spinner as best man, and celebrating with virtual family and friends.
Smartelli will ultimately find the true meaning of the day in the company of Bernie and Spinner, just as others who do not necessarily mark Feb. Smartelli, who began to cry.
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