I like Christmas holiday traditions! We usually put up a tree, wreaths, play Christmas music, and watch Christmas movies. Among other items decorations include a nativity scene, a melted Texas snowman and yes Christmas cards stand on various surfaces. Read More
Yes, that’s right! Even though the site I’m highlighting in this post is for young women under 54 who had breast cancer and are concerned about body image, please note those of us over 54 are also concerned about Body Image. No Surprise here! Read More
There were lots of movers & shakers, activists, entrepreneurs, bosses and girlfriends in New Orleans. The new African-American female mayors of Atlanta and Charlotte North Carolina were front & center on stage at the Essence festival. Those and many other experiences continue to reverberate long after the event! Read More
Well, I just got back from my 45th college reunion at Hampton (Institute) University. It was, in a word – amazing! It was great seeing everyone, giving each other hugs and trying to remember faces as we looked down at the lanyard on their neck to glimpse their freshman face & remember who this is. (I know, grammatically incorrect.) Fortunately, the 1st names were large enough so I could see them and figure it out. Read More
I’ve always admired people who were artists. I really wanted to draw (more than stick people) or paint or sculpt. You know, be creative! How does that happen? Read More
Being able to stand up and sit down without using my hands is challenging for me. I used to be able to do that. Yeah, this is one task I’m trying to master, again. I mean, when did my ability to do this disappear and what am I doing about it? Read More
So today’s blog is about commitment and failure. So, how did I not stick to what I said I’d do? Usually, I do fairly well with my Lenten commitment. I still give up something for Lent. I know it is old fashioned in this age of doing and having everything we want instantly.
Remember the phrase “Beauty for Ashes”? You know, it’s when you trade in your ashes or bad thing for something beautiful. It can be a redeemed soul or an upgrade. The exchange is simply having something you thought was bad turn into something sublime.
A real life-line book, one that will take you play-by-play through the breast cancer journey is The Silver Lining: A Supportive and Insightful Guide to Breast Cancer by Hollye Jacobs. I wish I had this book in the beginning of my journey, because it really takes you through everything! Read More