I dare to self care…

I work hard on the relationship I have with myself. The way I speak and look at myself. Knowing what I give power to, has power over me. I have been known to be harsh on myself and to myself, so having a healthy relationship with myself is so important. When you are confronted with…

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Scream in terror or enjoy the ride?

The past two weeks have been a roller coaster ride of emotions. From the beginning of Fashion Week when I walked into a scam, that ended in anger and tears to a sold out amazing show last weekend, that ended with a full heart and many opportunities. To ending this week with news I am…

I’m not a “conventional” Cancer Patient

I often get comments from people about how I choose to live my life while battling cancer. Some ask how I do it all? Some make comments about living my life to the fullest and taking chances, some even make snide and innapropriate comments that I don’t conventionally live as a cancer patient. Honesty I…

Fabulous Friday

Happy Fabulous Friday!! This week I want to open up the conversation with this question… If the world was blind how many people would you impress? Let’s take a moment and really let that question sink in, really sink in.  For me it took about 5 minutes of having a conversation with myself thinking of…

The time for change is NOW!

Yesterday was truly a special day.  A former pageant sister of mine runs a local preliminary competition for the Miss New Hampshire America program. I was asked to be on the judges panel and sing the National Anthem.  This is the first time I had been back to sit in as a judge for the…

Authentically Uncrowned

I have been thinking about this article all week.  Going back and forth with my true feelings and those of a bruised ego.  When I started the journey of pageantry at a very young age it was all about the crown, the scholarship dollars and how I looked.  I would spend hours in the gym to be…

Strength Training and Cancer

One of the most difficult things about living with cancer and its treatments is fatigue. Most patients experience fatigue that goes beyond normal tiredness. It is an overwhelming feeling that prevents a person from even wanting to get out of bed. With fatigue, everything about life is more difficult, from the necessary things like going…

Benefits of Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a low-impact, slow-motion exercise that was created in China centuries ago. It’s a martial art that is often referred to as “meditation in motion” because of its power to relax and rejuvenate both the mind and body. Literally translated, Tai Chi means “supreme ultimate fist.” Although those sound like fighting words, Tai…

Ayurvedic Monday

Today I will be discussing one of the three Dosha’s. Stay tuned for the following Monday’s this month as I will be sharing more information. Kapha, or Kapha Dosha, determines the structure and lubrication of the body and mind. It is the principle that governs the formation of the tissues in the body, which include…

Ayurvedic Monday

For the month of July I will be sharing about living a Ayurevedic lifestyle and how you can too! Thousands of years before modern medicine provided scientific evidence for the mind-body connection, the sages of India developed Ayurveda, which continues to be one of the world’s most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems. More than…