Minnie’s Story

It has been a long time. For some, it may seem like it was yesterday, last week, last month or last year. Others, however, wake up and relive it day after day after day as another anniversary quickly approaches. There are three types of people who know what I’m talking about. Those who were onlookers,…

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I Heart My Boobies

The annual gynecological exam. That one day of the year when poking, prodding, and touching in the nude reaches an all time high of awkward. But, it must be done. This year my gyno threw in a little something extra. She told me I was now at the age where a mammogram is recommended. Very…

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In the arms of depression

Life is definitely like a box of chocolates. You never know what each second of it will reveal. It’s no surprise that there will be moments of joy, bouts of sadness and periods of loneliness. These are all normal growing pains that we are bound to by default. Feeling down is nothing to be alarmed…

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Cultivating a More Positive You.

Admitting that you have a problem is said to be the first step to recovery. My admission: These past few weeks have been hella horrible trying to stay in the positive lane. There! I said it! Now what? Does a pixie fly down and sprinkle me with some positive vibes dust? No? I didn’t think…

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Choosing to be Better

A quick check-in as another week is nearing it’s end. Sundays are notorious for being church, laundry, house cleaning, big meal cooking, sports watching or do nothing all day kind of days because the new week – be it a work week, school week or homemaker week – is about to begin. Regardless of what…

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HPV vaccine for infants?

Today, I want to piggyback, slightly, off of my last post on STI’s. A brief look at HPV. The Human Papillon Virus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted infection that is spread through vaginal, anal, or oral sex in both males and females. More than 40 classifications of this virus exist and, at some…

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The Countdown Begins

Well guys, it’s that time of the year again! ¬†With the start of New Years Resolution season vastly approaching, I thought it would be fitting to highlight some resolution inclusions that are definitely worth considering for the new year, new me crowd. Getting healthy and staying healthy is not just about what you eat and…

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