Category Archives: Other Gems

Image:  StacyRobbins.com When I was diagnosed with cancer five years ago, I never asked, “Why?”  Asking why would have been a logical response, especially considering the fact that I was a 5K runner, ate healthy, and didn’t have first-degree relatives … Continue reading

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Image: En.wikipedia.org This question, “Who are the most important people in your life?” is a challenging one for me because as much as I want to say, “My friends” and “My family” I am encouraging myself to narrow it down … Continue reading

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Image: Spears.okstate This fall, Lauren Bush Lauren, the founder of FEED (the company behind the burlap totes that help raise money to fight world hunger), is launching a 30-day fundraiser across the country.  The challenge:  Host a dinner party at … Continue reading

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Image: Petsalon.com Are you wondering why gobs of buildings are illuminated pink…and why there is a proliferation of pink ribbons every (f-bomb) where?  Well, it is because October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Again. I wrote about this topic … Continue reading

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Image: Shoebuy.com Did you know that September is the official Awareness Month for eight different cancers (more than any other month)? Cookies for Kids’ Cancer just happens to be one of my favorites.  It’s an organization committed to raising money … Continue reading

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Image: Massageyogawellness.com Guess what?! You are invited to a free yoga class! To celebrate National Yoga Month, many studios offer free classes so you can perfect your downward dog-without spending a dime. Visit yogahealthfoundation.org to find a participating studio near … Continue reading

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Image:  Knowcancer.com Did you know that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? For those of you who know people who have or who have had ovarian cancer, I imagine that you’ll join me in thinking that this disease certainly falls … Continue reading

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Image: Forbes.com A Half-Dozen Reasons Why You Can’t Beat Eggs Did you know the incredible edible egg has a nutrient content that most cereals and yogurts don’t? Of course you did, right? Well here’s more information you may not know … Continue reading

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Image: Amazon.com “Why? Why? Why? …is a common and natural response to nonsensical tragedy that is an inherent part of life. After my breast cancer diagnosis, an innumerable number of people posed the “Why?” question to me: “How is it,” … Continue reading

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Image:  Amazon.com Books are one of my passions. I love everything about them: the way they look, smell, and feel. Oh and I also relish a fantastic story. I especially adore and now especially appreciate photography books…which undoubtedly has contributed … Continue reading

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