Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Color White In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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T Is For Thoracic Disc Herniation Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, In 2012 it was found that I had a thoracic disc herniation at T7/T8. I was told that the herniation was severe and without surgery ASAP I would become paralyzed from the waist down. That is a scary thing to hear. But you know what else was scary? Finding out that this is […]
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S Is For Spinal Cord Injury Recovery – Ignite Your Inner Health Warrior #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, From what I have been told spinal cord injuries seem to happen most often due to car crashes, falls or violence. Injuries to the spinal cord can also happen from disease or degeneration.  Today I am talking with the creator of the Facebook group, Spinal Cord Injury Recovery – Ignite Your Inner Health […]
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R Is For Rainbow Baby And Family Advice #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, I have to say that I was lucky to have never had a miscarriage.  But I sure know a lot of women who have. If you didn’t already know, a rainbow baby is a baby that is born following either a miscarriage or a still birth.  I believe the word rainbow is used […]
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Q Is For Quit Smoking Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, I never smoked. But I have seen the struggle others have had to deal with when trying to stop this addiction. It hasn’t been easy for anyone I know. If you are considering trying to end your nicotine habit maybe an online group will help.  Today I am talking to the creator of […]
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P Is For Pet Bereavement #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Sometimes people don’t understand when you grieve the loss of a beloved family pet. But to many of us it’s the death of a family member.  It doesn’t matter if the animal is a horse or a mouse, they mattered to someone. And that someone is now left filled with sorrow.   Today […]
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O Is For One Eyed Kitty Cats! AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, A few years ago I came across a website that was streaming live video of blind and one eyed cats. It totally amazed me how these felines were able to function almost as well as a cat with full vision. I watched as they chased each other, played with toys and I laughed […]
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Musical Monday ~ Songs With The Word Don’t In The Title


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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N Is For Navy Mom Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, As a Navy mom myself, I know how important a group like this is.  I have found military moms to be very willing to help in any situation and a great comfort for those who’s child is going off to boot camp or dealing with deployment.  Today I am talking with the creator […]
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M Is For Melanoma Support Ireland #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Did you know that skin cancer is the most prevailing cancer diagnosis?  Melanoma is the most serious.  It’s so important that those affected by Melanoma have a place they can turn to for support and information about this devastating disease.  Today I am talking to an admin from the Facebook group, Melanoma Support […]
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L Is For Little Four Eyes-a group for parents of young kids in glasses #AtoZChallenge


  Dear Readers, Many years ago a doctor at Boston Children’s Hospital told me that patching my son’s amblyopia (lazy) eye was showing to be ineffective. He highly suggested eye glasses for the rest of his life as a precaution to any unforeseen circumstances that may affect the eyesight in his good eye. What a […]
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K Is For Kidney Failure And Dialysis Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Anyone who knows me knows how passionate I am about organ and tissue donation. I am the recipient of a corneal transplant which enhanced my life. I write about it here Windows of the Soul. When a kidney doesn’t work properly there are two options that a person has, dialysis or kidney transplant. […]
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J Is For Journey To Lose It-2017 Weight Loss Support #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you know how much of a challenge it can be. Although I have yet to try it, I have heard that having a weight loss buddy can help you to achieve your weight goals. Today I am talking to the creator of the Facebook group, Journey […]
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I Is For ICE – Awareness and Support #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Awareness is an important element in the fight against drug addiction. Support for those who use, along with their families and loved ones, is imperative to helping end drug abuse.  I wish there were more support groups such as this one. Today I am talking to the creator of the Facebook group, ICE […]
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Musical Monday ~ Hits Of 1987


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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H Is For Happy Healthy Babies #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, Proper nutrition is imperative for a growing and developing baby. There are many benefits to feeding our children nutritional meals such as healthy weight, strong bones and muscles and mental well-being.  Chances are if you start your baby out with healthy food choices he/she will grow up continuing to choose nutritional foods.  Today […]
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G Is For Gluten Free Recipe Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, I have suffered with digestive issues for years! I finally asked my gastro doctor if I could have a blood test done for Celiac disease. I am now awaiting the results. If you are not aware, Celiac disease is caused by a gluten intolerance. Many foods contain gluten. For those of you who […]
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F Is For Freedom Flowers/Domestic Violence Freedom Programme Support Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, If it wasn’t for a neighbor calling the police I wouldn’t be here right now! Yes, I was that 1 in 4! So I know only too well how important support groups such as this one are. Did you know that domestic abuse is the number one cause of injury to women 15-44? […]
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E Is For Environmental Health Awareness Group #AtoZChallenge


Dear Readers, A few years ago when I was going to an online college I took an Environmental Science class. This class certainly opened up my eyes to how our environment can affect human health.   From what I have been told 25% of all deaths are due to environmental issues.  Today I am talking […]
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D Is For Daughters Without Mothers #AtoZChallenge


Sadly, I belong to this group. I lost my mom in 2011 to Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. For most of my life we were together daily. When she got to the point where she could no longer accompany me to the many places we would go, I used to look over at the passenger seat and […]
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