Barbara Leech is a mom of four - ages 5, 7, 23 and 27. She has battled Lupus for more than 29 years. She lives in Maine with her husband Adam, whom she met in a small newsroom. They married in 2006 and have two young sons together. She considers herself a survivor of all things: lupus, divorce, starting over. She is passionate about family, faith and small victories. Barbara works as a freelance writer for daily newspapers and business magazines throughout New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts. She also provides freelance editing and copywriting services for several businesses throughout the country.