Category Archives: Other Gems

Image:keyword-suggestions.com   Boy oh boy. I have to learn how to keep sugars and carbohydrates in my diet without the guilt. My last bloodwork results showed an elevation in my sugar levels. UGH! I’ve always heard that sugar is poison, … Continue reading

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Dreamwewavebags.com Daily appreciation may sound grandiose or even a little woo-woo. But, let me ask you a question: Have you ever heard people say, “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone”? After a breast cancer diagnosis and hysterectomy … Continue reading

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Reset Button

Image: Nicoleodell.com As I am packing for our MUCH-NEEDED vacation, I am reminded of an article that I read last year in the New York Times by Daniel J. Levitin. It is truly a MUST (re)READ.  I hope that you enjoy it as … Continue reading

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Hostess Gift

Image: Amplehills.goldbely.com Need a wonderful summer hostess gift? Have I got a “miracle cream” for you! I fell truly, madly, deeply in love with this ice cream from Brooklyn. I once ate an entire container in my pajamas! Each luscious … Continue reading

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Wikihow.com Great Looking Skin  “Your skin looks great!” The compliment we all love to hear, right? The reason that compliment resonates so much is probably because our skin is literally a mirror image for how well we’re taking care of … Continue reading

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Theodyessyonline.com What’s the Antidote to Stress? Anxiety, stress, and sadness negatively impact your physical health. Heaven knows that I know this. Further, these stressful emotions can trigger chemical reactions in your body that can lead to inflammation and a weakened … Continue reading

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Image: Dailymail.co.uk I’ve torched my skin, used baby oil back in the day, and never stayed hydrated. Did you experience the same thing during the summer months when you were in your teens, 20s or even your 30s? I can’t … Continue reading

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Memorial Day is a beautiful day to reflect on the strong, courageous, and dedicated men and women who have put themselves in harm’s way in order to serve this amazing country. I found this Memorial Day infographic on the The Huffington Post and had to … Continue reading

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My Philosophy

Image: Maxinedavis.net Many things have transpired since my breast cancer diagnosis a few years ago.  One of which is a newfound love of apricots. Yup. I can’t get enough of them. Anyhoo, another is a new found love of poetry. Both … Continue reading

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Image: healthline.com Oh gosh. At least ten times a week, I get an email informing me of the (wretched!) news that yet another person has been diagnosed with f-bomb cancer. Not just breast cancer. Any kind of cancer. All kinds … Continue reading

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