General

Let’s talk about our breasts.

When is your next mammogram? Breast exams save lives.

As women, we tend to not talk about breast care. I know I don’t want to talk about it. But now that I’m going into my 45th year, I feel it’s important to talk about breast care in an effort to normalize our annual mammograms. …

General

Self care: Taking care of me first

I tend to be on the uptight side. I like things a certain way and I am rarely patient. If I ask for something, I like it immediately. Apparently not the entire universe works this way. Moving to Southern California has given me a pass to let things go and not worry so much.…

Family

Skin cancer and how we’re fighting it

Coola lip

About a year ago my mother had a small spot on her lip. We really didn’t think anything of it and she had been to the doctor several times. It wasn’t until I noticed the spot growing rapidly that I forced her to see a dermatologist.…