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Journalist and blogger Cathy Seipp has been sick for a while but you wouldn't know it. In between writing and blogging and being interviewed and hosting backyard parties attended by the likes of Ann Coulter to holding a roast for herself that asked (and received) no holds barred, Seipp just hasn't had time to get sick enough to be of any seriously serious concern, so friends simply cherished each encounter as if it was its last, and now it appears things have turned very bad.

Posted on Seipp's popular Cathy's World, her teenage daughter Maia today reported the bad news about her mother's fight with lung cancer.

As earlier mentioned in the comments section, my mother is in the hospital. The doctor says that right now they're just making her comfortable. She's sedated, with painkillers among other things. Lungs collapsed so right now we just want to make sure she has dignity and is not in pain. The doctor says she has a couple days left. I want to thank all her readers for reading this blog, her friends for supporting her who made up "Team Cathy." Through you all, I learned what a true friend was. I'm at her bedside now, holding her hand. I tell her she has 292 comments on the latest blog post..her last but she just squeezes my hand. She was very happy with this blog. In honor of her, if you can...support the American Lung Cancer Society and or adopt stray dogs and cats from the pound. Those were her causes. Thank you all so much. Will keep everyone posted.
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Lung Cancer Allience + SPCA of LAphoto by Emmanuelle Richard who has an adorable picture of Cathy as a kid on her blog