Category: Life Lessons

Why Every Woman Should Take a Trip With Her Best Friend

Women travel differently than men.  Plain and simple.  When looking for destinations, hotels, and conveniences women look for different details and have different priorities.  This is one of the many reasons why women should go travel with some other women every now and then. I love traveling…

The Dark Cloud Over My Post-Surgery Recovery…

My brain wants to go do all the things, but my body…not so much.  I was prepared for surgery…I thought.  I prepared carpools for my daughter, friends bringing meals, finished all the laundry, wrote all my blog posts, scheduled out my social media, stocked…

One Week After Surgery…

First, I can’t thank you enough for the prayers, well wishes, good vides, flowers, food, advice, help and support you all have given me over the course of the last 6 week while I have been going through this whole process.  I have no words to describe…

My Surgery is Friday…

I knew surgery was inevitable and the day was coming, but maybe not quite as quick as it did.  I am filled with every emotion, which I’m sure is pretty normal before any surgery.  I am totally in a funk.  While I am excited about…

When Life Reminds You To Be More Mindful

Thank you to prAna for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are always my own.  Life is precious, fleeting, and something to feel grateful for.  With everything going on recently I have made a conscious effort to be more mindful in all aspects of my life…

My BRCA 1 Test Results Are In…

Thank you so much for the love, prayers, good vibes, and support.  Last week I wrote about about my medical issues I am currently facing. (You can read about all the details of that here)  The short story is that I have fibroids and endometriosis to the point…

Waiting for BRCA Gene Mutation Test Results…

How does someone get BRCA gene mutation testing done?  What family history does someone need to get screened for the Breast/Ovarian cancer gene?  How much does it cost for the BRCA gene testing?  I’m going to share my story with you and while doing…