LLC and the Healing Process

I paused on the step and looked up at the building, so much had changed since I walked up these stairs many months ago. My husband caught up with me and asked if I was alright, I assured him I was. He gently touched his hand to the small of my back and lovingly guided […]

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Pneumonia and Grief

I woke up at 3am screaming in pain. My left shoulder was in agony. The pain radiated front to back and into my breast. Of course it was the breast cancer side. My mind raced at possibilities I didn’t want to think about. I was struggling to breathe, and my ear felt like it was […]

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Finding Forgiveness

It was just a shoe. But it made me cry. No it wasn’t an ugly shoe, and it fits just fine. It was what the shoe represented. You see I had been struggling for several days with my feet hurting. It was a burning, tingling sensation that I couldn’t get away from. Sitting down and […]

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7 Tips for a Better Doctor Visit

Next week I have my first big follow up after finishing cancer treatment. There are three scans then the oncologist visit for the results. I’m feeling a little nervous. What I’m not feeling is unprepared. Navigating a doctor visit is all about being prepared. After surviving cancer twice, I’ve learned how to get the most […]

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How to Make Vitamin Infused Water

It’s clear, odorless, and tasteless, but life cannot exist without it. Water keeps us alive. It keeps our cells hydrated and plump. It also flushes out toxins to naturally cleanse our insides. There are times when drinking it gets redundant and boring. Instead of buying vitamin water, flavored sparkling water or sports drinks, why not […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month. On the first of October I awoke to social media feeds full of inspirational stuff about breast cancer awareness. And it pissed me off. Not because October has been breast cancer awareness month since 1985 and still one in eight women will get breast cancer. Not because every minute, […]

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Meditation

The word meditation comes from the Latin word meditari which means “to concentrate”. Meditation can help you achieve a deep state of relaxation and a calm mind. It is widely recognized as a mind-body complementary medicine. During meditation, you focus your attention and try to eliminate thoughts that may be filling your mind and causing […]

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7 Health Self Checks

Nobody knows your body better than you. You live in it every day. You are responsible for its care and maintenance. Yet sometimes you forget to check it out. Health self checks should be a part of your wellness routine. They are simple and you can do them at home. Here are 7 health self […]

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