As humans, we all have a basic need for growth. The only way we can grow is making positive changes in our lives, and using that momentum to become who we want to be. Many of us get wrapped up in…Continue
Added by WQ|mag Admin- A.K.A Kim diligently working on July 28, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Being mistaken for a cancer patient is part of the unwanted package that is Alopecia. I get that after 11 years as a bald woman. I’m accustomed to the stares, assumptions and accompanying comments. I’ve blogged about it and commiserated with sister Alopecians on the topic. I’m over it - it’s so last year, as the saying goes - until it happens again.…Continue
Added by Susan Beausang on July 27, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments
Pump Up Your Book is proud to host the authors and publisher of Zumaya Publications at their 5 year birthday bash chat book giveaway! The party will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 starting at 8 p.m. eastern, 7 p.m. central, 6 p.m. mountain and 5 p.m. pacific time) and ending at 11 p.m. (eastern time). Tell your book friends that not only will this give them an opportunity to chat with the authors and editor of Zumaya Publications, but they will be eligible to win lots of…Continue
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Have you made your personal peace with the 2009 U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendations that annual breast screening should begin at age 50, rather than the previously recommended age of 40? Well, not so fast.
Here comes another set of recommendations, this time brought to you by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The ACOG is…Continue
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I’ve been bald for 11 years. During that time, …Continue
Added by Susan Beausang on July 19, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments
I don’t have hair, but at least I have good health. Trust me, I never lose sight of that. Afterall, I surrendered my healthy breasts and ovaries in an effort to protect my health. But I still resent it when others respond to my hair…Continue
Added by Susan Beausang on July 18, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments
The Take the Picture! photo contest is a three…Continue
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Let me start by saying that while I’m a supporter of efforts to raise awareness and cure the cancers that kill women, my first choice is prevention. So, when I learned that I was indeed a BRCA2 carrier, I didn’t pause long before choosing to undergo both prophylactic mastectomies AND a prophylactic oopherectomy (meaning I had both healthy breasts and healthy ovaries removed). …Continue
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Added by Beverly Katzenberger on July 12, 2011 at 7:58pm — No Comments
Several years ago at a conference discussing how to help others recover from bad things. The conversations were of hope, vision, and faith and risk and joy. And although these are all thoroughly entwined there are some very unique differences that can move you toward success or leave you languishing behind…and hope is where it starts.
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Moms, kids and kindie rock fans unite! Seventh Generation recently raised the curtain on a new summer music promotion with best-selling children’s performers, the Laurie Berkner Band. The song “One Seed” expresses the importance of passing down environmental awareness from one generation to the next and was penned specifically for Seventh Generation.
The video for “One Seed” features Laurie and friends singing the…Continue
Added by Crystal T on July 11, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments
A salad is a salad is a salad, or is it? The classic and lackluster 'lettuce, crouton and house italian' combo are a thing of the past. I've procured, at least in my mind, the best salads which Sarasota has to offer. The salads that would make a steak and potatoes dish blush. This tour-de-greens will take you on a ride ranging from ethnic, to savory, to healthy, to sinful indulgences. In no particular order ladies and gentlemen, our winners are as follows...