Stream of Consciousness

Early morning sunlight breaking through the fog, ribbons of golden light, strands from the sky shooting down to measure the distance between heaven and earth in a breathtaking display of beauty and peace. Brandon Heath singing “Give Me Your Eyes,” as I drive down the road, the guy in front of me going fifteen miles […]

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Happy Birthday, Courage

Today is my third birthday…sort of. On this day, three incredibly long years ago, my wonderfully talented surgeon removed the tumors that were invisibly and silently killing me–and gave me new life. A new life I was temporarily unable to enjoy, while more doctors and nurses filled my veins with toxic chemicals and radiation designed […]

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Healthy Habits for Life

I have been asked to write an article for the Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation’s newsletter, regarding Breast Cancer Awareness Month, discussing any topics I feel important to share with women about breast health. So I thought that I’d share what I wrote with all of you! ——- October is here and it’s time to remind […]

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Ventana de Cielo

When we first moved to the North Georgia foothills, I was so in love with the beautiful scenery and our cozy home, that I gave our home a nickname: Ventana de Cielo–window of heaven. I felt as if we were living on the very edge of heaven and, if we chose to open our eyes […]

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Lessons Learned as a Fashion Model

Friday, I fulfilled a childhood dream…I became fashion model for a day. My breast surgeon–during one of my regular checkups last winter–asked if I would like to be in a charity fashion show that the hospital was hosting. I was flattered that she would ask me, and thrilled to get the chance to play dress […]

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Never Forget…Is It Ever Enough?

I just got on my Facebook page and noticed all the reminders of what happened to our world eleven years ago. September 11. The day the twin towers fell. The day we will always remember. The day we will “never forget.” The day we must “never forget.” In the midst of all the patriotic comments, […]

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