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What It's Like to Go Under the Knife to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

What It’s Like to Go Under the Knife to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

Last year, I wrote about my decision to undergo a bilateral salpingectomy — or, in plain English, to have my fallopian tubes removed. Why? Because according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), new research suggests that ovarian cancer may actually originate in the fallopian tubes, not the ovaries, and removing them can […]

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Fight the Flu: Symptoms and Prevention Tips

Fight the Flu: Symptoms and Prevention Tips

ATTENTION! ATTENTION! FLU SEASON IS HERE! I’m hoping this isn’t the first time you’ve heard that. My guess is you’ve heard it over and over again. It’s on the news almost every night. As of me writing this, five children have died from influenza. It’s widespread in the state of Florida and the Centers for […]

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Mom, Are You Dying?

Mom, Are You Dying?

It’s a strange thing, knowing what will likely cause your death one day. Sure, anyone could walk outside today and get hit by a bus; accidents happen and curveballs are thrown. But when you are living with a chronic condition, you’re faced with at least one certainty in the death department. What’s even stranger than […]

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Finding My (Plus-Size) Unicorn

Finding My (Plus-Size) Unicorn

We all have that one piece of clothing that is our unicorn. Most moms would say it’s the little black dress, others might say it’s that perfect swimsuit. For me, it’s fitness wear (and jeans if we are being honest). If you’ve been reading my posts from the past few years, you know I’m a […]

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My Final Word on Resolutions

My Final Word on Resolutions

“I’m going to exercise more this year.” “I’m going to save more money.” “I’m going to spend more time with family and friends.” “I will get organized.” “I will learn something new this year.” “I will quit [insert bad habit].” “I will pay off my debt.” “I will volunteer more of my time this year.” […]

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Every Mile Brings a Smile: The Wolfson 55

The Wolfson Children’s Challenge celebrates our patients’ lives while benefitting the region’s only children’s hospital. Did you know that no child is ever turned away because of an inability to pay? That’s why Wolfson Children’s Hospital needs your help to ensure every child continues to receive the world-class care they need and deserve. You can […]

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