Fabulous Friday

A few weeks ago I came across a post from a National Mrs. Pageant title holder. She had taken a picture of herself eating a cookie.  The caption read, “When your not competing so you can eat that cookie! Then you remember….you still have to fit into your wardrobe.” This women is a Naional title…

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Fabulous Friday

Let’s open today’s discussion with this statement: My existence is not about how desirable you find me. I am not alive for that purpose. How many of you does this resonate with? I know for myself, prettiness is not rent I pay for occupying space marked, “female.” We don’t owe prettiness to anyone.  True beauty…

National Day of Hope

Today we celebrate hope. We celebrate the only thing stronger than fear. For me when the world says, “give up” Hope whispers, “try one more time.” For all my Fabulous Fighters who have ever doubted how far you can go, hope will carry you through. Cheers friends!

National caregivers month-Advice from Dave

This month we are celebrating so many things, including National Care Givers month. All month long we will be highlighting not only the amazing caregivers in my life but will be offering some tips for others. Today I am giving this article over to my husband David to offer his perspective of what being a…

Going to Gratitude – How and Why

It is National Gratitude Month, the month within which we give thanks.  The practice of “going to gratitude” should not just be reserved for November however, gratitude is a beneficial skill and tool that we can use to create a more positive attitude and outlook on life.  It isn’t just woo-woo mumbo jumbo either, this…

Don’t believe everything you think

“In any given moment we have two options: To step forward into growth or to step back to safety.”- Abraham Maslow When starting this article this quote spoke volumes to the topic I will be discussing.  After  my cancer diagnosis every doctor I saw told me I should be seeing a therapist or at least…

Framily

Continuing the month of October highlighting Friends and Family this week. At the beginning of my cancer journey some chose to walk out the door and go on with their lives. Those aren’t my people. Some chose to stay for a while, then walk out when things got too real. Those aren’t my people. Some…