July 2017

Kim Capano cancer taught me
I live bravely by continually pushing myself through each new challenge on my cancer journey and finding the silver linings. Having a positive attitude is so important. I remind myself how blessed I am that my cancer was diagnosed when it was diagnosed. I have learned you have to take charge and be an advocate for yourself. You have to find your voice and speak up. At first, my struggle was my...
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When I started writing this blog, it was a forum to discuss products we use and how they could affect our health and the health of our children. I generally focused on products used for children – see my blogs on safe child cups and shampoo. However, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, I got to thinking – what about a blog about not using products? During the course of a very hot weekend, I...
sue broken foot blog july 2017
My cousin calls me a statistic. I am among millions of women over 60 across the country who have broken a bone. That’s not a great place to be, but one that active , baby-boomer women are at a high risk of being, according to numerous health articles I have found on the web. I am lucky in the scheme of things. I didn’t need surgery and I expect to fully recover eventually. Many women my age and...
Margaret Selph
I live a full and happy life by helping others and not dwelling on my cancer. Volunteering is very important to me. You will often find me at All Saints Thrift Shop, where I spend several days a week. Before I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, I used to run, lift weights, play tennis, and bicycle, which I miss most of all. You have to have a positive attitude and being around other people helps...
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As a single mom, men’s health isn’t something I consider on a daily basis, but I do have a teenage son, so I should consider it! As I ponder this, I realize that we talk about health frequently in my home. It is part of our regular conversation and they, of course, know health is important to me as a nurse and medical professional! I always comment to my children about how healthy they are. I tell...