3 Things You Can Do TODAY to Fight Breast Cancer

Did you know that one in eight women will battle breast cancer? I’d venture to say that every person reading this has had their life touched by it. I’ve lost a grandma to it, a mother-in-law, and this year, nearly a friend. Isn’t it time we took down this killer for good? Your life—or your sister’s, … More 3 Things You Can Do TODAY to Fight Breast Cancer

Locks of Love

I know I’ve mentioned this before, but it’s worth bringing up again, especially during this time of giving. Have you ever considered donating to Locks of Love? It’s a non-profit that gathers hair donations to make wigs for kids who don’t have their own, due to illness (commonly cancer). I recently donated for my second time. … More Locks of Love

Best Friends

Two years ago a lot of people lost their rock, friend, confidant, and biggest cheerleader. One of those people was Mae. Sue and Mae were best friends for more than 40 years. Mae wrote a piece about her friendship with Sue, and it gives me comfort to post it on this two-year anniversary. Mae was … More Best Friends

Mammogram, Take 3

Well, I’m headed off for another follow-up mammogram this morning. The timing would be almost laughable, if it weren’t so emotionally straining. “Uncomfortable,” I’ve heard mammograms called. Physically: no. Emotionally: certainly. If you have one coming up or are putting it off due to fear (emotional or physical), please read what I learned from my … More Mammogram, Take 3

Locks of Love

Have you ever considered donating to Locks of Love? It’s a non-profit that accepts hair donations to make wigs for kids who don’t have their own, due to illness (commonly cancer). I donated once right before I had Szaba, and ever since then, I’ve committed to an ongoing “cycle” for my hair: Grow it out. … More Locks of Love

Drink! To Your Health!

Have you heard? Non-drinkers have the highest mortality rate. So if you want to live longer: drink. Having 1-3 drinks a day is optimal, according to the paper in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, but even heavy drinkers were shown to outlive the abstainers.

Footprints

Tomorrow Sue’s son (my husband), her step-daughters, and her best friends will follow Sue’s footprints. They are walking in the Twin Cities 60-mile 3 Day for the Cure. In doing so, they not only honor her memory, but they have also brought us $18,000 closer to fighting Sue’s killer, breast cancer. Sue was a 9-year … More Footprints