With Thanksgiving coming up this week I want to point out a few things I wasn't, but should have been, thankful for last year. My goal here is to help myself, and maybe a few others, think of some of the small things we take for granted and be truly thankful this holiday season. Showers! … Continue reading I should have been thankful.
The past few weeks I've been lucky enough to interview women looking to represent the American Heart Association as National Spokeswomen. I've heart amazing stories of survival, advocacy and passion. When I was asked to interview a high schooler in the CAPS program I was a little confused. Our conversation ended up going something like … Continue reading Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
Growing up I was never an athlete. I was a cheerleader in High School. Don't get me wrong I fully believe in Cheerleading as a sport and it can be hard but I was never one to "break a sweat". When diagnosed with heart disease exercise was part of my prescription. I started using personal … Continue reading “As tolerated”
We all try our best to be Super Mom (or Dad, brother, sister, aunt, cousin etc.). We have to remember that in taking care of our loved ones we have to take care of ourselves. If I have to take my kids to daycare a few times a week, so that when they are with … Continue reading Super Mom
Back in early 2009, Dan was home. I was teaching in Auburn, Alabama and learning to live my new lifestyle with a low sodium diet, exercising with a trainer and my new medications. I don't remember how I heart about it but there was going to be a Go Red for Women casting call in Atlanta. … Continue reading Miss America; My time as a National Spokeswomen for AHA