BY Diane Talley

By the time my retirement rolled around in 2006, we had it all planned. My husband had been retired for several years, and we were excited to move back to our hometown and spend more time with our three sons and seven grandchildren.

We also wanted to travel, so we bought a recreational vehicle and set off to see this beautiful country.

In 2011, while on a trip to the East Coast, I started feeling pain in my lower abdomen...