What to do when you have a bad cold

Our house had been hit with this nasty cold. Mackenzie and I have been down and out since Sunday. I wanted to share some great tips for getting back on your feet quickly and during the worst days. Elderberry Syrup- is a staple in our everyday life but we up the dosage when we are…

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Silenced and speechless

Silenced by my own paralyzing thoughts of unworthiness, I fought back, no longer feeling voiceless.

Goodbye Pinktober- The best is yet to come!

The last Sunday in October and what a month it has been! From interviews, to webinars, to important partnership meetings, to numerous events. October did not disappoint. The running theme this month has been evident and I would be amiss to not discuss it. Every interview or conversation around breast cancer, I spoke about MBC…

Turn up the Fabulous for October!

My mission in life is not to merely survive, but to thrive, Fabulously Fighting. I want to do it with passion, compassion, humor and a whole lot of style. Living with MBC (Metastatic Breast Cancer) every month is Breast Cancer Awareness month. But for October I want to take advantage of this Recognition and take…

Raw Food Wednesday

Despite what many have heard, the raw food (diet) lifestyle is not a fad.  It is actually an anti-diet with many health benefits. This lifestyle simply promotes eating whole foods in it’s natural state.  Eating unprocessed and uncooked foods so you will recieve all of the nutrients without the additives. Raw Foodism has been around…

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…

Don’t hate, communicate!

It has been a week since my last article. A week of second guessing my choices, a week of receiving  nasty and hateful emails, and also a week of many people reaching out in support.  My life has been a roller coaster of emotion.  So let me start off by explaining the why and intention…

Stop Apologizing for who you are

The past few weeks I have been here, there and everywhere. (in my own thoughts) and physically speaking.  Between preparing for the National Pageant, taking my board exam and study time leading up to it, working and writing, also Mackenzie preparing for her summer intensive and Sleeping Beauty, we have been non-stop busy.  I have…