Christmas Cactus is dropping her leaves— please help!
This sweet Christmas cactus (Jackie) has been going strong since early 2016. However, I took her out this afternoon to water her and noticed that she had dropped a ton of leaves! I have no idea what happened. She is on a shelf that receives medium light which has been working for the past 1.5 years. I am terribly distraught (this was my very first plant, ever, that kick-started my collection). Any advice is appreciated!! 
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    Paris Lalicata Hi Maggie! It looks like the plant could've dropped leaves due to moisture stress related issues. Either over watering, or allowing it to remain dry for too long. Especially if the plant has always been in sufficient lighting. The leaves/stalks that fell off the plant still look healthy however, and should be able to re-root if you let the ends callous over and stick them back into the soil!
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      maggie Hi Paris,
      Thank you again for your help! The soil was very dry so perhaps it had been dry for too long. I'm letting the ends of the pieces that fell off callus one so hopefully will be able to re-vitalize her. I was worried it was some sort of fungus or something. (the internet was telling me to throw the whole plant away, which I was trying to avoid!!). Thanks a bunch!!!
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    maggie These are all the pieces that have fallen off :(

    And as far as the pieces that have fallen off— are they compost? Or can I propagate with them? Thank you in advance, plant people!