This is Your Milestone Day

Yes, I ate them all, Peking Duck with veggies, peanuts, rice noodles & plum sauce. I lived long enough to celebrate my 11th wedding anniversary! We chose to celebrate by dining at All Seasons Table  in Malden, MA. The Food here is terrific, particularly if you love sushi. ( No worries Google, my husband paid for […]

 Questions about My Lung Cancer that You Were Afraid to Ask

I have received a lot of questions about my cancer and the treatments I have received, figure I will address some of them here.   ” Does it hurt?” Great question, one many people sidestep. Yes, in the beginning, I was quite ill with fever and night sweats.  The mass on my neck was large […]

Picture of the Day | A Blogging Exercise

Not accepting a lot of sponsors is oddly freeing, getting a chance to say whatever the hell I want feels rather good! To get myself back into blogging, I have decided to post a photo a day. Sometimes these photographs will be accompanied by stories, you know, actual blog posts :) The key here is […]

Straight Facts about My Cancer

Many of you who hang out with me of Twitter and Facebook know that I have cancer. My posts here abruptly stopped on 12/19/14 because I ended up being diagnosed with what turned out to be stage IV lung cancer. It took the doctors awhile to figure out what was happening, at first after my […]

Meet The Fitbit Alta | Giveaway

This great Giveaway is sponsored by Verizon As part of being a #VZWBUZZ ambassador for Verizon part of this gig is to share great technologies with you! I appreciate Verizon for getting me up & moving on this blog by offering me a chance to giveaway this great fitness tool! I know many of you […]

Tips and Resources to Set Up a New Mobile Device for Your Child

sponsored by Verizon Wireless As a #vzwbuzz blogger I get asked a lot of questions about how to go about picking a new device to give for a child or a teen. Figuring out what to buy can be confusing, getting the device set up, making sure it is parental controls are in place can […]

Sometimes it is All About You

Some of you are aware that I have been struggling with health issues for quite awhile. First came the colitis and a steroid to treat the condition. Next came the heart palpitations that left me staggering and almost fainting. A two day Holter Monitor test earned me a Cardiologist and a Stress Echo exam. I […]

Eight Great Tech Accessories for 2014 Holiday Shopping

Part of being a Verizon Insider means that I am privileged to be given or get hands on experience with many of the hottest tech gadgets on the market. I know many of you have families and this stuff can break the bank particularly if you have teenagers.

9 Apps to make living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Easier

Disclosure: As a Verizon Lifestyle #VZWBUZZ  Blogger I receive Devices for review & occasional travel opportunities. All opinions expressed in this post are my own.     Managing an IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)   can be exhausting simply because there are so many things to remember at a time when you are feeling less than […]

Get your body moving at the Microsoft Store #FallFitness Event

  Disclosure: I’m being compensated for my participation and support of this Microsoft Store Promotion. That familiar snap is in the air here in Boston, the cold weather is approaching and if you are like me going outside to exercise is just not happening! Couple reduced physical activity with increased feasting over the holidays and […]