A year older is a year bolder

Every year I joke and make a big deal of my Birthday. I start at the beginning of October telling my family it’s MY BIRTHDAY MONTH!  We laugh and have fun with this silly theory.  But in theory it is a celebration of life lived.  Honestly every birthday, to me, is truly a gift.  October 13th, National Metastatic Breast…

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Preventative care for Cold and Flu Season

We all know it’s upon us, lerking its ugly head on your grocery cart, your children, even on your money. Let’s be honest: IT’S EVERYWHERE! The flu season usually starts in October and can last as late as May. 8 months for us to be subjected to a cold, an infection, and the flu. Many…

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…

Yes, This is my life

I have lived with Lupus and Breast Cancer now for over 14 years.  The other day, an especially rough day, I found myself repeating to others who were offering words of sympathy; This is my life.  I followed up by saying, I can choose to cry over these bad days or I can meet these…

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…

Who should be eating a raw food diet?

We can all afford to eat a healing diet with more raw fruits and vegetables, and here’s the primary reasons why……. While you might think otherwise, cooked foods are usually harder to digest than raw foods, plus cooking nutrient-dense foods tends to destabilize some of their valuable enzymes and destroy certain antioxidants and vitamins. Raw…

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…