Gluten Free During Recovery

I'm currently recovering from breast cancer and going through chemotherapy. So I totally understood when a dear friend of mine, who is also in recovery from a serious illness, asked me for ideas on how to stay...

Breast Cancer Recovery Part I

I'm 10 days post-surgery, so this is a good point in which to review the realities of recovery versus what I anticipated prior to the surgery. (See First Lessons) 1. There is still a lot of waiting. In...

Breast Cancer First Lessons

Learning that I have breast cancer has been an eye-opener. Not only was it a surprise, but it's been a steep learning curve. So in the interest of helping others facing that gut-wrenching diagnosis, here are...

Breast Cancer Diagnosis

I have breast cancer. As I say this I'm still not sure I believe it. But it's a fact. Why are you telling me this? Many of you are reading this as long-time friends of mine. You are here to get more...

Have More Fun

Life is supposed to be a fun adventure. It’s not supposed to be all work and no play. When was the last time you truly had fun? When was the last time you laughed until you almost wet your pants? These are...

Use Better Time Management

One stressor that people experience is feeling as if they don’t have enough time. Time is one of those things that is equal for all people. Everyone has the same amount of time in each day. You cannot...

Get More Exercise

The word exercise often brings its own level of stress to people. Most people hate the word exercise and feel as if they have no time to do it anyway, much less the energy. But, intentional exercise is...