Margaret Dubay Mikus is a poet, singer, healer, photographer, and storyteller. She earned a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Chicago in 1982, headed for a promising career in molecular genetics research and teaching. Life had other plans. After healing from multiple sclerosis in 1995, she had a creative reawakening which led her to begin a poetic journal to “sing from the Heart.” A year later she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Writing turned out to be an essential part of Margaret’s integrative approach to healing. Later, she used her poems as writing prompts when teaching her "Expanding Our Possibilities" (TM) workshop series. Her poems, photos and essays have been published in literary journals, magazines, newsletters, and anthologies, both online and in print. She was honored to be the Illinois Featured Author for the "Willow Review" in 2013. Her acclaimed poetry collections and inspiring CD have supported many people in making positive life changes. Margaret met Stephen Mikus in an English class when they were at the University of Michigan. They have been married since 1974 and have two grown children. More about her work and her uplifting story can be found on her website, www.FullBlooming.com. Check out the 67 poem-videos and essays with other poems on her blog.