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Reflections of a 15 year Breast Cancer Survivor

October 26, 2018

Reflections of a 15-year Breast Cancer Survivor 15 years ago next month I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29.  I was a couple of months out from finishing my first (and only) Ironman and due to be married a few months later.  Over the course of the next 6 months, I … Continue Reading

7 Myths about Hormone Replacement Therapy & BHRT

September 10, 2018

Menopause Doesn’t Have to be Miserable Menopause is something that all women experience but is seldom a topic of discussion over coffee with friends.  And little is offered by the medical profession to help us manage or even flourish during this period of our lives, which can last from our mid-forties to our sixties.  For … Continue Reading

An Intentional Self-Care Plan Impacts Health and Wellbeing

July 16, 2018

Optimizing Health: The Importance of Self-Care.   The All Too Typical Day It’s hard to imagine packing more into your already busy day.  You already have plenty to tackle in the office, from meetings, to project deadlines, to reaching out to clients.  At home, it’s no different, with child care and running a business from … Continue Reading

Exercise and Stress Management

June 12, 2018

Multiple Stress Types In our world of constant communication, stress levels quickly go from zero to 100 with a simple reading of a text or e-mail. This response begins in the brain and then extends into the body. Consider that some types of stress can be good, eustress, and includes such things as an upcoming … Continue Reading

Health is Everything

November 2, 2017

Getting Older Isn’t Supposed to Hurt   It’s generally accepted that health declines as we age. At around 40 or 50, the wheels start coming off the bus as our doctors start prescribing medicine to control cholesterol, to lower our blood pressure or starts mentioning concerns about things like blood sugar and body weight.  We … Continue Reading

Lose Weight Without Eating Healthier or Working Out

November 14, 2016

Have you ever wondered how you could lose weight without eating healthier or working out? Have you ever thought about trying to lose weight and decided it wasn’t worth it because of all you would have to give up and how uncomfortable it would be? Well, good news. If you want to lose weight and … Continue Reading