Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. Jessie is currently in the hospital in Newport Beach, California, where she has been since Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was admitted with severe anemia and serious abdominal pain. After a several tests, the doctors have discovered a large mass in her lower abdomen attached to her small intestine. She is scheduled for surgery on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 to remove the mass. Laura, Faolan and many friends are with her and will remain with her during her hospitalization and recovery. Sue and Lisa are waiting in the wings to help out and stay with Jessie as needed. Jessie appreciates emails, texts and phone calls and would prefer that information about her condition not be posted on Facebook and other social media sites.