Category Archives: Other Gems

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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Image: odak.co.uk My motivation for having an R&R day (rest and relaxation) is because ever since —ohhhhh— the first of the year I have been busy beyond belief. Though I’m not complaining. I am blessed to have an incredible life … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem

Image: Gratitudetoken.com The philosophy that is guiding my post breast cancer life is: Carpe Diem, seize each and every day. This phrase is so NOT a cliché with me. After all, a cancer diagnosis rocked my sense of (im)mortality. The … Continue reading

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Image:  Randomwits.com Sleep. Beautiful, wonderful, magnificent and dreamy sleep. I love it. I lost it for well over a year. When I was sick, I would (day) dream about sleep but thanks to chemo, stress, tamoxifen, hot flashes, and steroids-steroids-steroids, … Continue reading

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Image:  Hungryforchange.tv A few months ago, on the Huffington Post, I came across the most brilliant article about the Habits of Happy People. Just reading it made me happy. It is truly inspiring and I just felt compelled to share … Continue reading

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Image:  Fortbragg.com I love-love-love the 4th of July! It’s an easy, stress-free (i.e. NO gifts!), fun-filled holiday. The decor is celebratory but not frivolous (though don’t get me wrong, I do love my frivolity!). The food is fresh and mouthwatering. … Continue reading

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