When life gets stressful or when I become exhausted, I try not to put the blame on my medication or my condition. Here's a summary of the curve balls life threw at me the last few months. A couple of days after my birthday in late July, my sweet dog Trixie, ran away from home.…Read more Does the universe hate me, or is it my medication?
Hello again! I wanted to keep everyone in the loop on how everything was going with my skin care routine. I used the Clarity Rx products up until the end of May and then decided I needed a new approach. The Clarity Rx products were good, but my skin only felt great about 50 percent…Read more Skincare Enigmas III
I'll be celebrating my five year cancer free anniversary in about three weeks. This is an exciting time for me, but also a time to reflect on the could have, should have, and would have. After my surgeries and radioactive iodine treatment, I had a sense of re-birth. I told myself I was tired of…Read more Milestones
It's been two months since I posted about my acne issues and I wanted to update everyone. About a month ago, I went for a detoxifying facial at my favorite spa, Hand and Stone. This is the same spa I purchased my ClarityRx products which I believed weren't working for me. After some discussion with…Read more Skincare Enigmas part II
I've experienced mild acne issues since my teens and early 20's, but lately it seems to be different. My face used to be oily all over with breakouts mainly on the nose, forehead and chin. These days my skin is about 90% dry, 10% oily and breakouts are almost always on my jawline, chin and…Read more Skincare Enigmas
As part of my attempt to create a healthier me this year, I decided to try to participate in the occasional 5k every now and then. So far this year, I have completed one 10k and three 5ks. The last one was took place this past Saturday, December 17th. The high for the day was…Read more To run or not to run?
In my sometimes underactive (pun intended) attempt to find my new "normal" I've purchased hundreds, if not thousands of dollars worth of over the counter products. This includes health drinks, weight loss pills, vitamins, BCAAs, protein drinks, etc. Some I've loved and some I've hated. After my thyroidectomy, I gained approximately 15 pounds in one…Read more Magic Potions?