Ovarian Cancer Awareness | DIY Teal Wreath

Ovarian cancer hit my mother hard, as one in 70 will develop this disease. Each year, 200,000 women worldwide are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and 125,000 women die from this disease. Heartbroken, we began my mothers fight in 2015. The symptoms of ovarian cancer are not obvious. In fact, many are what you might consider […]

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Hurricane Irma | A Saint Christopher Travel Guide

Hurricane Irma affected Georgia the same dates my mother was due to have another round of chemo. The Atlanta and surrounded cities hasn’t seen this much preparation since the 1993 hurricane Emily. So shutting down the Cancer Treatment Center was a huge shocker. We could see the top of the center in the horizon and […]

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ParadiseRoads Cover Story

A few weeks back I sent an email to a dear friend. I needed words of encouragement and advice. I was struggling to find my voice in the sea of bloggers. I don’t know if you have noticed, but this is the trending topic and it’s only getting more and more popular in my small […]

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Friday Five On Five Tips

Good morning and happy Friday. It’s been a week from hell, not even going to try and sugar coat that for you. Hurricane Harvey kicked everyone’s butts. And on top of everything else, our trip to Georgia didn’t go as expected. You see, my mother has to go back in two weeks to receive her […]

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I Died At The Age Of 30

I grew up laughing, joking, and giggling on most days with my parents. Life was good. Fast forward 32 years later …. Every morning I wake up, fix the cup of coffee, pour in the cream, and add the sugar. This is about the extent I care to “adult” now a day. You see, I […]

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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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One Way to Explain The Process of Cancer To A Child

Here is a DIY to teach and explain cancer to a child. What you will need: 1 white table-cloth Markers Play Dough I started by tracing his body on a table cloth. He really enjoyed this. He kept saying, “mom don’t mark on me, and then ended it by saying, “wow look how huge my […]

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Quality Over Quantity | Cancer Treatment Centers of America

“This is what I’m doing right now I’m helping a person live with cancer”. Yes, as of right now she is cancer free but we are still living with the fear of cancer. This is the word that keeps us focused on our promise of doing everything we can together. As a cancer patient my […]

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True Fashionable Everyday Working Women | Fashion Show

Do you know those people who you just can’t take anywhere, but know you will have a good time regardless! My mother is one of those people. I pretty much laugh at everything, when I’m not crying about anything! You see, my mom has always reflected what kind of mood I’m in. Thankfully, my entire life […]

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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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