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…

Self Love on this Mantra Monday

How many of us practice self- love? How many of us makes US a priority? It’s been said a million times, but you can’t pour from an empty cup. Here are some affirmations you can practice in the mirror, to yourself, write them down, or yell it to the universe. Practice what we preach to…

Our Voices Matter

For a long time I hid a very big secret. I hid it from my parents, my friends, and my family.  I even tried hiding it from me. It was too awful to put into words, to think about, or even to accept. My memories going back to middle school is a long time to…

Meet Sarah our inspirational role model and WCW

I met Sarah through a mutual friend. You can feel her energy and passion for dance right away. Sarah and Mackenzie immediatly clicked and Kenzie was chosen to perform with  Neo (Neoteric Dance Collaborative) company. The performance was based around survivorship thru abuse. Dave and I sat in awe of this performance and what Sarah…