Happy Father’s Day

On the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved, or unworthy. I remeber who’s daughter I am and starighten my crown.  No matter where I have been in my life, at the lowest of lows or the highest of mountains there has not been a time when my dad was not cheering me on or…

Chickpea Curry (vegan, gluten free)

Print Chickpea Curry (vegan, gluten free) Simple and satisfying Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 45 minutes Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes Servings 3 Ingredients 1 cup Basil leaves 1 can Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) organic, rinsed 3 clove Garlic chopped 1 Lime juiced 2 medium Onions peeled, diced 1 pint Cherry tomatoes organic, rinsed,…

Fab’s Hydra Juice

Print Fab’s Hydra Juice This juice is loaded with anti cancer and anti inflammatory benefits.  It aids digestion, boosts immunity and increases hydration. Servings 2 Ingredients 1/4 Watermelon, large rind and seeds removed 5 to 10 Mint, leaves amount based on your desired level of minuteness 1 English cucumber organic, peeled 2 handfulls Baby spinach…

Triggered – PTSD Awareness Month

  Sites, sounds, smells, resemblances, specific topic matter, any number of things can trigger someone with PTSD.  Once triggered, symptoms can be a rapid heart rate, sweating, tremors, terror, anxiety and muscle tension. Personally, I am triggered by violence on tv or the news, other survivors telling their story, something someone brings up in conversation…

I have the power – a mantra for changing your story

Mantras or affirmations can be effective tools in making change and bringing about the life that you desire.  Repeat the mantra to yourself while meditating, to yourself in the mirror and throughout the day to rewire your brain to believe and achieve the message. What do you want your story to be?  Write it out…

Suicidal Thoughts

  Tonight I was going to write about my day volunteering for the American Cancer Society’s Bicycles Battling Cancer event. I have decided to switch gears and focus on what has been front and center of media attention this week. The two suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.  May they…

Fabulous Find – ThriVe! Juice Bar, Hampstead NH

If you are traveling route 111 through Hampstead NH, be sure to stop and check out our new favorite hot spot ThriVe! Juice Bar & Wholesome Eats.  This little cafe caters to those who want healthy food on the go without breaking the bank.  Their diverse menu features juices, smoothies, acai bowls and energy bowls…

Pretty in Pink Juice

Print Pretty in Pink Juice The star of this juice, grapefruit, helps to regulate blood sugar levels, boosts the immune system, is rich in vitamin C, is alkalizing, helps with fatigue, aids in digestion and has excellent anti cancer properties. Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Servings 2 Ingredients 1 medium Pink Grapefruit…

I’m going to need you to cough…

June is Men’s Health Month and with over 50% of our loyal followers being men, we wanted to be sure to provide some information on the most pressing men’s health topics. Today we are talking about Prostate Cancer, the second most common cancer among men in the US according to the Center for Disease Control…

Signs and Symptoms – PTSD Awareness Month

June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month.  As a survivor of sexual assault,  one might not be surprised that I suffer from PTSD.  Something my therapist brought to my attention, however, is that I also suffer from PTSD because of my metastatic state, facing my mortality for over 13 years while continuing to battle cancer…