Rheumatoid Arthritis Blog

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS REVEALED  A couple of years ago, a professional female in her late thirties walked into my office describing several months of joint pain in both of her wrists, hands, knees and feet.  She reported feeling “achy and stiff”.  In addition to joint pain and swelling, she also noted stiffness that lasted into the Read More…


THANKSGIVING MEMORIES

Thanksgiving is the day that kicks off the holiday season!  It is the season to be still, take stock of your life and be grateful for your family, friends, job, pets and health.  I can think back to numerous Thanksgivings spent with my immediate family growing up in Queens and Long Island, NY.  The whole Read More…


Spicing It Up!

Autumn is in full swing and my palate has changed from summer cuisine.  Lately, I’ve been craving something different.   A part of feeling confident is taking care of yourself and sometimes setting challenges.  For me, trying new foods and learning to be a better chef can inspire confidence.  For this month, I’m choosing to explore Read More…


Breast Cancer Blog

CHANNELING MY PINK SIDE! Often teenage girls ponder about their breasts in some capacity after hitting puberty.  I remember as a child thinking are my breasts ever going to grow? Are they too small? Ultimately, I am happy how things turned out in that area.   Women should be aware that breasts are like snowflakes…they all Read More…


Reinvention

“Butterflies are all around Me”   I have always been fascinated by the butterfly.  Ever since I was a child, I eagerly anticipated summer to see these beautiful vibrant creatures. Confidently flapping their delicate wings all around the park, showcasing their beauty. I always remembered the “butterfly” but seldom remembered the stages that occurred prior to Read More…