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Pinktober May Be Over but NEVER Let Your Guard Down Be Your Own Breast Friend

Tweet Every year a Facebook friend, Patti Hughes re-posts a story I wrote about her dear friend, Patty Avery.  This year was no exception.  Pinktober may be over but never let your guard down – be your own breast friend. I wrote Patty Avery’s story 4 years ago and it makes me cry every time […]

Surviving the Narcissist

Tweet Surviving the Narcissist is front and center in my mind these days because I am approaching my one year anniversary of being blind-sided.  Now I have my life back.  While emotional blood was drawn, it was just my turn and that’s all okay.   It happened to others before me, they have told me […]

Surviving Letting Go

Tweet Surviving letting go brings so many different emotions to the surface of our hearts, guts and brains.  There are all kinds of reasons all of us have let go.  We let go of so many things.   The wrong person, best friendships that dissolve, the bad habit, the people we love who cross over, […]

The Top 10 Reasons I WON’T Shop at WalMart

Tweet Here we go with my top 10 reasons I won’t shop at Walmart:   10.  Barefoot shoppers gross me out   9.  In 2008 a WalMart employee became an invalid in a truck accident.  When the employee won a lawsuit related to the accident, WalMart    sued the invalid employee to return the $470,000 in […]

Surviving Father’s Day Without A Father

Tweet I wrote this for my public figure page on Facebook yesterday because it is my one wish especially ob Father’s Day – the one gift I wish I could give my husband.  If I could have time with my dad I would give that time to Larry so they could know each other.  It […]

National Cancer Survivors Day

Tweet It is National Cancer Survivors Day and I say ROCK ON ROCK ON ROCK ON. I am approaching 20 years of hearing “You have breast cancer.”  20 amazing years, 20 years of sadness for those who are not here, 20 years of joy for those who have stabbed the beast in the heart, stepped […]

Surviving Unfriending People on Facebook

Tweet We have a lot of options on Facebook for hiding people for various reasons on Facebook. We can hide their posts by choosing the drop down arrow to the far right of their post and take it off our newsfeed. We can actually go to their personal timeline wall and using our mouse we […]

Surviving A Cruise Ship Disaster

Tweet The question is can you survive a cruise ship disaster? Cruise ships are floating hotels on the water, often on deep water.  If you had to abandon ship you won’t be standing on the sandy bottom of the ocean with your head above water. I have friends who made it out of the MGM […]

Surviving Unhappy Holidays

Tweet It’s a simple, but painful fact of life, that unhappy holidays happen. It’s a simple fact of life that many holidays are “Hallmark Holidays”. It’s a simple fact that Mother’s Day should be celebrated every day of the year because no one works harder than a mom. Getting through these days when you have […]

Surviving The Disappointing Truth

Tweet When you get hit in the face with the disappointing truth many times you find yourself bouncing off the nearest wall or running and ducking for cover. Many times the disappointing truth wears a disguise and other times it comes rolling in like the waves of an angry storm. My latest adventure with the […]