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Fighting The Odds

By Guest Blogger Leah Mitelman On October 16, 2006 I had a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction, by choice. The story began several years earlier, when I was 26 yrs old, and my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I guess this shouldn't have been too surprising since both my grandmothers had survived their own bouts with breast cancer. My…

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12 Tips On Aging… Not On Fast Forward

Happy Monday, Ladies! I hope you all enjoyed your Mother's Day. I had a wonderful weekend with my family. Yes, I even DANCED Saturday night! If you're a follower of this Blog, you may recall I wrote a post on aging gracefully. I pointed out the simple fact, that no matter how rich, how poor, how thin, how happy, how…

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Wordless Wednesday

Death at 25: Blogging the end of a life Read this incredible CNN Story of courage and love. I would love to know your thoughts. xoxEDxox

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The One Thought That Could Change Your Life

"You are always only one choice away from changing your life." --Mary Blochowiak I came across this quote yesterday in an email and I have to say, it has changed me. Just imagine. Think about this concept. You are one choice away from changing your entire life's direction. ONE CHOICE. If you reflect upon your life, you've come to where…

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When Illness Takes Over a Marriage

By Guest Blogger Teresa Wilkinson John and I were married on April 2, 1991. We eloped because I just couldn't put the details together for our wedding. I couldn't decide what I wanted... the big show or the small family wedding.  Could I survive the embarrassment of all eyes on me at the big show? Or would it be fair…

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Off The Fence With Some Good Ones

Seeming that the Passover Seder is at my house tonight, I am learning to be good to myself and not pile too much on my plate. So think of today as kind of like a re-run episode of one of your favorite TV shows. You're still gonna watch. Please read on, as I want to give you a few of…

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What If This Birthday Was Your Last?

By Man On The Fence I feel that out of all the blog posts I've shared with you, this one should leave the biggest impact. I had the good fortune of meeting an incredible woman many years ago... twenty three to be exact. I was young, single, and I was shopping for towels and linens for my new apartment. When…

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A Man’s View About Sex

Our Man On The Fence has chosen his topic, and is here to talk to us from a male perspective. Here he is, our very own Guest Blogger, Man On The Fence. Far too often, a man's need for sex is not met. By this I mean, most married men, or men who are dating will willingly tell you, they're not getting…

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10 Tips To Spring Clean Your Body

Spring is definitely coming. Everyone was up early in our house this morning, because of the brighter early am's. The bad thing... less sleep. The good thing... me not ranting like a fish-wife for everyone to get out of bed and not be late for school. Me and rushing don't do well together. At all. Last week, I blogged about…

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5 Must-Have Foods In Your 2010 Diet

I'm baaaack!  Since the last time I checked in, I had sex AND went back to the gym.  Well, it was about time for both! I'm still sleep deprived, and my kids are still killing each other, but hey, things could be a lot worse! Gratitude I say. So, because I feel a little better after my run outside this…

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