Hot Mess Express

My whole life I have been a ball of stress. I always tend to think of the worst possible outcome in any situation and harp on that bad outcome, in my head, until it becomes larger than life. Because I've always taken things on wholeheartedly this way, I know stress was a major factor in… Continue reading Hot Mess Express

Let’s Talk: Motivation vs. Commitment

I am in the 6th month of my diagnosis and more importantly month 6th of healing myself with a major lifestyle change (time flies when you're having fun). For 6th months I have flipped the script on what I knew for 29 years of my life and unlearned a lot of which I was taught… Continue reading Let’s Talk: Motivation vs. Commitment

To Share or Not to Share ..

September is Desmoid Tumor Awareness Month. Awareness of any disease is so important. Awareness brings attention which brings medical research and funding and hopefully will lead to more treatment options or even dare I say .. a CURE. I made a promise to myself that I would make my blog public knowledge on my personal… Continue reading To Share or Not to Share ..

Why Did I Start this Blog?

I'm the type of person who truly considers over sharing a terrible trait. I've mentioned it in my past blog about social media, how it's so strange to me that we post so much of our real lives online and let strangers in on our daily routines, celebrations etc. yet won't even say hello to… Continue reading Why Did I Start this Blog?

Advocate for Yourself, It’s Important

Since the beginning of my diagnosis I've been hearing how important it is to advocate for yourself with your medical professionals. I feel sometimes, we put so much trust in them, that whatever they say goes. I have not always been the best advocate for myself. Sometimes, I leave situations thinking "I should have spoken… Continue reading Advocate for Yourself, It’s Important

Review: Plant City PVD Bar Verde

Ugh, you guys. Plant City PVD. This place is AMAZING! It is a vegan marketplace (how cool) and basically a dream come true for a girl like me who feels super new to the plant based world. My husband made dinner reservations for me, himself and two of my best girlfriends for my birthday. He… Continue reading Review: Plant City PVD Bar Verde