Lifestyle

Healthy and Happy

Healthy and happy is way better than skinny and sad. There’s always that little voice inside that can trick us into thinking that losing 5 more pounds will make us happier. Don’t listen to the lies that society tells us. Skinny does not equal happy…and skinny does not always equal healthy. On the same note,… Continue reading Healthy and Happy

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Is There Still HOPE?!

HOPE: /hōp/ noun 1. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. synonyms: aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, aim, plan, dream, 2.a feeling of trust. verb 1.want something to happen or be the case. synonyms: expect, anticipate, look for, wait for, be hopeful of, pin one’s hopes on, want I lost… Continue reading Is There Still HOPE?!

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Cancer Cannot!

I’ve spent the majority of my professional nursing career fighting cancer. Sometimes it seems as if I’m helping in the battle, and sometimes Cancer has the upper hand. Cancer is a thief, a time stealer, a heartbreaker. Cancer thinks it is so strong. Cancer feeds off of fear. Cancer knows hearing its name attached to… Continue reading Cancer Cannot!

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Lose Excuses and Gain Results

I love to make excuses for myself. When it comes to making excuses, I am often my own worst enemy. But when I stop with the excuses and just do what I know I need to be doing it is amazing how much of a difference it makes. I’m not even talking about weight loss… Continue reading Lose Excuses and Gain Results

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Glory in the Highest by Meredith Andrews

Hear the quiet of the starry night Scattered shepherds watch the sky Suddenly the dark gives way to light The angel speaks of the Messiah Be of good courage See the star hovering above Today a Savior is born to us Glory, glory in the highest We sing glory to His name Peace on Earth… Continue reading Glory in the Highest by Meredith Andrews

Make up · Review

The Original Naked Palette by Urban Decay

I love glitter! If it shimmers and shines I’m into it! Recently though, I have been keeping my makeup look more simple. I have been using the matte shades in the original Naked palette by Urban Decay Cosmetics and I am very pleased with the results! When they announce that the original Naked palette was going… Continue reading The Original Naked Palette by Urban Decay

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Counting Every Blessing

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Every year during the month of November I try to be even more focused on being grateful.  Gratitude really does turn what we have into enough. Whenever I find my attitude is sour, if I instead focus on the good and all the blessings that I have,… Continue reading Counting Every Blessing