I’m Still Here

doctor with female patient

In March I told you I was taking a break from blogging for a while. I needed to step away and refresh myself and take time for me and my family. But that was only part of the truth. It’s been a couple of months of non-stop stress, between work, family, home and health issues. […]

I’m Officially a “Dirty Girl” – Dirty Girl Mud Run 2014


Over the weekend, I got down and dirty at the dirty girl mud run 2014. If you’ve ever participated in a Dirty Girl Mud Run then you should know the event is especially designed for the ladies. It is a 5K distance with 12 fun-filled obstacles. And proceeds from the event benefit Bright Pink organization […]

Dirty Girl Mud Run 2014


What makes an overweight, out-of-shape person spend upwards of $75 to endure 3.5 miles of physical activity they have been avoiding for years? MUD!! And not just mud, but a mud run event, where participants dress as if it were Halloween to tackle a military-inspired obstacle course. Who in their right mind would pay for […]

Teaching Your Teen How To Manage Their Health


As a mom, I know how difficult it can be to hand over the reins to your child and allow them to make mistakes and handle their own business.  I, personally, have had a difficult time with this very issue but, with that insight, I feel I can offer some advice on how to successfully […]

How to TALK to your Daughter


Having the talk with our daughters is something most parents would rather not actually think about but a fact of life we know is coming from the time they turn five and start school.  Starting school represents the coming of age and ending of baby-hood, that was so much simpler.  My daughter is reaching the […]

Eating Disorders / Back to School

eating disorders

    Eating disorders are rising among teenagers and sometimes as parents we ignore the obvious signs of this disorder because we don’t want to believe our child is suffering.  In this back to school post we will discuss the ways to set a healthy example for your child and signs and symptoms of an […]

Hand Sanitizer Safety – Back to School


  There is a lot of controversy these days about hand sanitizer, alcohol poisoning and the safety hazards associated with Triclosan.  This risk concerns me more when I consider my child using these sanitizers at school, which is provided by the teacher and the school, and carrying bottles with her to lunch.  I have attached […]


When my daughter was about 2 years old she began to have issues with allergies.  Or should I say, we assumed allergies because we live in the South and allergies are just a way of life down here.  We grew increasingly concerned about her allergic cough because it began to keep her up at night. […]

Medicine vs Science

I spent the first five years of my career as a pharmaceutical rep and, though I am not a doctor, I spent a lot of time behind the scenes.  My career in pharmaceuticals ended as abruptly as it began because over time I began to realize the flaws in the system.  The doctors that were […]

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