Being diagnosed with a life threatening disease can be scary and overwhelming.  So many things were running through my head when I heard the word “CANCER”.  How could this happen, how bad is it, am I gonna die, what am I going to do?  All of these questions flashed through my mind as I was …
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In 2015 an estimated  300,000 women and 2,300 men will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer.  Approximately 40,000 women are expected to die from this deadly disease.  Breast Cancer Awareness Month takes place in the month of October and as a Breast Cancer survivor it brings me great pleasure to be alive to celebrate life and raise awareness …
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Portions Out of Control

September 23rd, 2015 | Posted by fantabulessmedia in Health & Wellness - (13 Comments)

Have you ever went grocery shopping and two days later you find out that your kids have eaten a weeks worth of snacks in 48 hours?  With 5 teenagers in the house, my food bill is quite costly but I realized it was my teens out of control more so than my spending.   My …
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  If you are on social media, you have probably heard about the #IceBucketChallenge benefitting ALS.  Yesterdy one of my friends called me out and challenged me to take part in this fundraising phenomonon, and I gladly accepted.  In 2013 I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer.  I was fortunate to have state of the art …
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A few years ago my cousin's wife killed herself.  She was young, pretty, and a mother of 5 children. Her smile was infectious and her laugh was contagious. She had a heart big as the ocean and loved her children more than anything, yet she battled being bi-polar everyday of her adult life.  I didn't …
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I just wrapped up week 3 of radiation and I’m feeling great! I never would have imagined that the few minutes I’m on the table daily would bring me out of this journey with many revelations. As I lay on the table, it gives me a time out to collect my thoughts and ponder some …
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I completed my second week of radiation this past Friday. Honestly I don’t know why they fuss so much. I have been fortunate not to have any adverse side effects thus far. Each day that I walk into The Cancer Institute and scan my card, I feel blessed to be walking through the doors on …
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This week I began radiation treatments for Breast Cancer.  Once again I had no idea what to expect. I read all of the literature that they gave me, but until you are actually laying on the table with your arms above your head it just doesn’t seem real. The staff is really nice and they …
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