10 Ways To Show Hospitality During Your Cancer Treatment Stay

Somewhere along the path of cancer we begin to loss our connection to the world around us. We become shelters in our family cocoons of comfort that this is only happening to me and my family. Why us! Why can’t the world accommodate to our needs and wants. Why do prices have to go up? […]

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Cancers Back Now What

Three best friends, a full tank, Fleetwood Mac on the play list, Monastery bound, and rainy summer day setting behind us. That is exactly how this little trip to CTCA began. However, the trip left us seeing more cancer on the CT scan and coming back for more chemo infusions. BUT. It’s going to be […]

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Timeless Classics and Forever Pieces

My mom and I recently took Mother’s Day pictures at one of our local garden centers. It was a great surprise to her, when I told her what we were doing and she immediately thought about matching outfits. She went with a flowy dress and I went with a classic midi skirt. Though it is matching material, […]

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Chemo Pills with No Energy | Inspirational Outdoor Tips for Caregivers

All week I will be celebrating my mother, as a countdown to Mother’s Day. I’m going to get this cancer post out this week and focus more on happy, more enjoyable moments to share with you about my mom! I must say, it has been so hard to watch my mom endure the side-effects to […]

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Making it With Mom: Cancer Recipe From Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Good Friday morning!! If there is one thing, I could tell you about cancer other than it SUCKS! Is that watching your sugars are uber important. However, it has been SOOOO hard for my mom to keep under control. Her mind plays tricks on her and before you know it, she is literally  in the […]

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Happy 52nd Birthday | The Art of Growing Older

Happy Birthday Mom! Most women fear another birthday. I know I have/did/do, I’m constantly worrying about my face, my weight and aging gracefully. I mean, seriously, who was the last person you met that actually was looking forward to turning another age older and desperately trying to hang on to their youth. However, today is […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness – Mother Daughter Trip

This past weekend my mother and I shared a mother/daughter trip. My family and I have always loved the outdoors. I know I carry the zest for what the outdoor world provides as my parents do, I just wish I could carry a green thumb as they always have. I find the outdoors to be […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from ParadiseRoads: A Mother’s Love

When I think of the word “Love” one of the first things that come to mind is my mom. I’m sure you have all heard of these quotes: A mothers touch A mothers love A mothers instinct Whether we have a large circle of influence or we have the opportunity to share a close bond […]

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Packing Tips For A Caregiver

One thing I’m getting use to – Packing! If you’re a care giver like myself and you’re traveling to a hospital, the last thing on your mind is “did I remember to pack that”? Here are some tips when trying to make sure your trip is as stress less as possible. Notepad and Pen: too […]

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