How to Decide To Have a Mammogram or Not

Cancer, Cancer, Cancer! ~ Ugh ~ Are you as sick of reading about it as I am? What I mean by that is, I’m ready for better treatment options, better survival stats, and better diagnostics. Let’s look at the mammogram. Even the medical community at large is not in agreement as to how many you […]

Proudly Be Who You Were Born to Be

My entire life I’ve been told I’m a lot. A lot of what? Energy? Yes. A lot of opinion. So much, yep. A lot of sass? ~jazz hands affirmative ~ Today, the word used for the a lot I am is extra. As in: I’m/You so extra. Note to my friends who may feel they […]

Is Life Too Hard? How To Make It Easy(ier)

Is life too hard? Is it comin’ at ya with windmill arms, beating you down with every flailing turn? We’ve all been there, baby. There’s gotta be a secret to this life thing, right? How do you make the hard easy when you have no flippin’ idea what you’re doing? Hang on – I’m going […]

What NOT To Do When Life is Hard

What NOT to do when life is hard – when life sucks? I’ll cut to the chase: Don’t Jump! When life offers us the expanse of open roads and ice cream stands, it’s easy to be optimistic. Everyone loves those days. When life offers us the hardness of anything – the suckiness that no one […]

Do You Know Melanoma Skin Cancer is on the Rise?

Summertime is spending more time in the sun time – and how we look forward to that warmth all year long. With more time spent in the sun, there’s also an increased risk of melanoma skin cancer. It’s time to check yourself. DO IT! Melanoma is on the rise. This is a scary cancer (aren’t […]

My How To Get Things Done Formula

Life can be a stinkin’ trouble maker – always in the way and forcing change in the worst ways. BOOOOOOOOO! Hang on, my babies. I have a plan – a formula – to help. The thing is, you have to ask yourself one thing: how bad to you want it? (“it” being whatever you’re chasing) […]

Have You Made Friends with Death?

Let’s talk death, more specifically making new friends – with Death. Don’t leave! I promise this isn’t as weird or creepy as it sounds. #pinkyswear A bit of backstory for any new readers: I’ve cheated death at least three times in my life.* (see bottom of post) Death defiers, in order: 1: As a new […]

How To Be More Than Just a Number – Simply Be You

Women are always reading or talking about their numbers. Numbers of years they’ve lived. Number of gray hairs they’ve found. Numbers rising on the scale. I feel and have mostly felt throughout my own life of numbers that it’s craziness when we boil our lives down to numbers (particularly those looking back at us from […]

Cheers to the Last Three Years – Time To Get More

When I think of the last three years, post breast cancer diagnosis, of all the life I’ve packed into the days I still count, I’m cut off at the knees. TO THE FLOOR, OMT! My life has been one of mountainous joys and of viciously shanked heartaches. But, baby, I’m still standing and I’m here […]

Ebates is the Present You Unwrap Year-Round

If you’re looking for a way to earn extra money for a pet project or simply to supplement your income, Ebates may be a quick and easy solution. I feel I am unfashionably late to the Ebate’s party, but I’m here now! Mea-culpa! It’s the present you unwrap year-round! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses […]