Today is my birthday! BC (before cancer) I didn’t make a big ordeal about my birthday. My husband and kids would get me a cake and take me out to dinner, maybe a little gift (last year I got Steelers ugg-like boots…what more could a girl ask for? LOL) but other than that, it was … Continue reading A Birthday Wish
So, the plastic containers and water bottles are gone…check. Now, it is time to move onto the pots and pans. Ever since I was married, I had the nonstick pots and pans. I knew no different. My mom had them, so of course, I got them. This is one of those changes that once I … Continue reading Making Changes…in the Kitchen Part 2
If you read my blog entry titled, “I’m Done with Treatment…But Not Done Fighting”, I mentioned how I tried to go full gambit and make many changes to get healthier all at one time. When I finally realized that I had to step back, calm down, and develop another strategy, I decided to start with … Continue reading Making Changes…in the Kitchen Part 1
Did you ever have something that was a constant part of your life for a long time, whether good or bad? It could have been part of your life for years, or maybe a few months but made an impact in your life? Maybe it was your favorite blanket when you were a child that … Continue reading I’m Done with Treatment…But Not Done Fighting!
I have lots of dreams. I want to start a kitten nursery. I want to go see a taping of the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. I want to travel in an RV and see the country. And, I want to see turquoise water and white sand. After my cancer, I didn’t want to wait … Continue reading Discovering a New World
I love smoothies. Anytime I can get a McDonald's pineapple mango smoothie, I’ll take it! But if you stop and think about all the sugar in one of those smoothies, you would gain 10 pounds just think about it. After my cancer, I decided to revamp my smoothie recipe and make it healthier and full … Continue reading Starting the Day Right
Some decisions you make in life end up resulting in unexpected trials and tribulations. Things you never thought of, some serious, some just plain ridiculous, become reality. This fact is very true with some decisions made during breast cancer. “A Day in the Life of” becomes a staple statement for me when telling people about … Continue reading Lost and Found