I am on a new and different life path, it has been a long time in the coming and is a welcome change. I have decided to become a certified personal trainer and to broaden my employment skillset. I have discovered that I love lifting weights and that I love cardiovascular aerobic exercise! WhoContinue reading “Fleur de Lis, plus an update”
Recently, I participated in an article in Women's Health magazine called How my Body Changed… And How it Changed Me. This is the September issue, whose theme is Strong, Sexy and Naked. For this article, the magazine interviewed three women in total, myself, Sarah Lee Strobel, an amputee and a Lindsay Washburn who has Crohn'sContinue reading “Women’s Health”
This week on CBS Sunday Morning they presented a themed show on the topic of cancer. A group of women, myself included were interviewed for a subsegment named, “The flat movement”. Read the CBS article related to the segment, A Matter of choice: Mastectomies without Reconstruction. And watch the individual segment here. I love the women I amContinue reading “CBS Sunday Morning +”
I am really happy to be a member of the group calling themselves, The Artist Circle. We are concerned people, also artists, who think civic duty is admirable. At the same time, being artists, we often depict our experience visually. These two ideas merged in this Call For Art on the topic of resistance. Threads ofContinue reading “Threads, Resistance and being an art blogger”
Happy Holidays, all. May peace reside within each of us, this year, this day, this moment. Life is short. Let’s all enjoy every minute of it. We have just returned from a holiday visit with family. We ate great food. Lasagna, salads, bread. Ham with all the sides. Nuts, a cheese ball. Shrimps. Hugs, family,Continue reading “Loving Goodness”
This chair, with its lovely patina, can be found at Rex, a coffee shop on 10th street between 56 and 57 in Manhattan. It is not the most comfortable chair. But it sure is pretty. I have a thing for chairs, if you have not noticed. Artistically speaking, chairs equate to nudes forContinue reading “Everything in between”
A few months ago, I was approached by an artist and producer named Jamie Courville to see if I might contribute to a project called Squirrels Stories. Jamie says, “A linguist told me “squirrels” is the hardest word to say in the English language. Squirrels Stories is the place for the things that are difficultContinue reading “Squirrels Stories”
I was diagnosed with breast cancer 4 years ago today. Four years feels good.
Today, I would like to introduce Sara Bartosiewicz-Hamilton. Sara started FLAT & Fabulous with Barbie Ritzco and I quickly joined the group, I find the group to a balm and a relief. Sara is an amazing woman, focused, direct, compassionate. I stand in awe of what she has been able to accomplish and I hold her spiritContinue reading “October- a guest post”
You have a body, you are a soul, connect the dots.