Wellness

Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC)

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is breast cancer that has spread outside the breast to other parts of the body. Being told that I was no longer in remission and cancer has metastasized, created a whirl of emotions in me. I was completely numb all through the series of test and […]

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Perspective, Wellness

Why you should drink more water

  There has been a lot of debate as to the credibility of drinking eight 8-ounce glasses of water for a day. Whatever you choose you to believe, it is indisputable that water has so many health benefits and I want to share my experience on why you should drink […]

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Perspective

Shoe theory

I would love to say there is a magical formula for understanding all relationship breakups but I cant. I stand against domestic violence of any kind and that is why I have thought to illustrate abusive relationships using my personally formulated “shoe theory” maybe you could learn a thing or […]

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Perspective

The Gratitude Journal 2

They were simply doing their jobs, and while at it, they impacted my life tremendously. The gratitude journal 2, is about my MGH (Mass General Hospital) team and my attorney, who have been very supportive and helpful to me from the start of my breast cancer diagnosis. My oncologist I […]

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Perspective

The gratitude journal

Dealing with cancer is hard enough… having people who can assist and taking away some stress is the best thing that happened to me. The gratitude journal is compiled of my support system when diagnosed with cancer. I have been blessed without measure with kind-hearted people and today I want […]

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Wellness

I am not my scars!

Despite everything I have been through, I remain strong, happy, optimistic and sexy because I am not my scars! They say scars are a reminder that the past is real but I say scars are a reminder of how tough I am.  I have hidden my scars for so long […]

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Wellness

Remission in Cancer

Being in remission was bliss for me. I finally caught a break from hospital visits, numerous testings and sleepless nights. Remission in cancer to me meant I was given a chance to live and explore life again. The beast had been caged and could no longer hurt me. Remission Remission […]

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Fashion

Affordable Autumn Waterfall jacket

Autumn is all about lightweight layering and is, by all means, my favorite time of the year. The transition from summer to fall leaves me eager to wear skinnies and boots but this time I tried to experiment a little with colors before winter creeps in. This affordable autumn waterfall […]

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Perspective

Trapped in fear

Fear is an emotion that we may subconsciously experience in relationships, without even recognizing it. These emotions/feelings are developed over time. They arise as a result of childhood experiences, or experiences that we have slowly garnered over time. We sometimes are trapped in fear and let those fears make choices […]

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Wellness

Life after Mastectomy

The decision to have a bilateral mastectomy was undeniably the right thing to do at that time to save my life. Being the right thing to do didn’t make it any easier to deal with. The loss of my breast to cancer affected me both mentally and physically after I […]

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