Cancer touches everyone. Whether your body or someone you know. It’s definitely difficult watching a friend or family member face cancer and all the treatments and associated issues. But it’s more difficult being the one actually going through all that. As a three-time cancer survivor, people often ask me how to be a friend during
I recently shared that I had experienced anxiety and hesitation after my knee revision surgery this fall. First, thank you to so many for reaching out, either via comments or private messages, with support, stories, tips and encouragement. It is SO appreciated! I took those tips and encouragement and started moving again. I’m happy to
I’m so fortunate to be surrounded by kind, fun, smart people in my life, people I’m blessed to call friends and family. My life is also busy with different activities that I enjoy with many of these people. Being open to meeting new people has enabled me to make great memories throughout my life. Meeting
I’m very fortunate to be surrounded by kind, courageous, fun people, including a wonderful group of women who I call my good friends. I’ve certainly learned over the years that it’s not the quantity of friends but the quality of friendships that help make life meaningful and fun. I love spending time with these friends.
When I traveled to Austin last weekend for the 20th anniversary of the LIVESTRONG Challenge, I was fortunate to travel with some great friends. In between our LIVESTRONG events, we had time to explore Austin. 2 We decided to stay near South Congress so we could walk as much as possible around Austin. A great
Well, week 3 of my gratitude project ended yesterday. It was a long, tiring week that included hosting a big work event and several other activities that kind of drained me mentally and emotionally. I was grateful to have some special people bring laughs into my week, and some quiet moments to relax and unwind.
2 I admit that I was not sad to see 2015 come to an end. Last year was not my favorite year. I faced a lot of personal and health challenges, cried too many tears, slacked too much on my health and fitness, and lost focus of many goals. Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t
It’s a new year and many people are kicking off new health goals, maybe even you. 2 Many family and friends have commented that they want to focus on being healthier this year but enthusiasm often fizzles after a few weeks in an exercise routine. The most common concern I hear is how to stay
I love the Christmas season, filled with glowing lights, festive music, gatherings with family and friends, the spirit of the season and more. I’ve written about holiday traditions of the past so thought I would weave a little of the past and update for the present in today’s post. 2 This time of year always
I can hardly believe that my 30s are rapidly coming to an end and a new decade is upon me. In a few days I will turn 40 years old. Wow. That age once seemed so far away. 2 Birthdays are a big deal in my family. Always have been, but especially so after my