Category: Health and Wellness

Spunky Old Broad Of The Year – 2019

FROM THE JOURNAL OF THE SPUNKY OLD BROAD: The Spunky Old Broad for 2019 is Robin Roberts. A cancer survivor, host of Good Morning America, Former ESPN host, winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage award, she epitomizes everything an S.O.B.

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Welcome 2019 – Coping with Change

First I want to welcome all of you to 2019. I am sure many of you are getting tons of “How to Make 2019 your best year ever” messages as I have. And no, I’m not going there. But I

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October I start the month by preaching the importance of getting a mammogram. As you know, I found my 3 breast cancers through mammograms so I am once again imploring you to get your checkups. Now we’ve discovered it

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Are You Healthy?

With everything going around (like the flu), I want to remind all of you to pay attention to your health. Are you getting your checkups, injections, eating properly, enough sleep, exercise and surrounding yourself with great people and events? Everywhere

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What was your biggest mistake?

And what did you learn from it? Remember I said this is the year of being in the present. We have all made mistakes and some of us even make the same ones over and over again. One of the

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Breast Cancer Awareness

It’s time for me to be on my soapbox again.  As some of you know, I am a 3x breast cancer survivor who has had 16 surgeries, several rounds of radiation and chemo. All 3 of my cancers were found

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A Happy Holiday Season to Everyone!

I just wanted to let you know this is my last newsletter of the year. I know all of you want a peaceful yet exciting holiday season with friends and family near by. No matter what your plans, I want

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Skin Is In

  I  was in Punta Cana last week and you can’t imagine all the people sunning themselves by the pools.  Young, old, male, female, lots of kids……and all a golden brown.  They looked great, but it’s the wrong thing to

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An inside job for your health

I had some interesting comments from last week’s post.  More women than ever are concerned about the health of their mates.  And unfortunately, it is up to us to make sure our “men folk” are taking care of themselves. The

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Your Man and Cancer

by Gayle Carson… As you know this is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  However, this past week Ben Stiller was on TV talking about the fact that he had prostate cancer two years ago. He was freaked out (as he should

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