Anyone remember Popeye–the sailor man?  Remember how he would eat spinach and have super strength to defend Olive Oyl or put his enemies at bay by eating an uncooked can of spinach?  No longer is spinach the super power food. It’s kale. I am having a kale moment, enjoying all the healthy benefits. Who knew […]

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Today is Mother’s Day, and though we shouldn’t need Hallmark to tell us to celebrate the women who gave us life, it’s a nice reminder. I had no idea the history behind the holiday, did you? One woman, Anna Marie Jarvis from West Chester, Pennsylvania is the founder of Mother’s Day holiday in the United […]

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Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed Sleep Centers popping up all over?  It’s probably just me noticing, since I drive to every doctor’s office in Harrisburg and surrounding areas. When did this become a thing? Going to a sleep center? Are we not sleeping correctly?  It seems to be a public epidemic. […]

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Yesterday, I embarked on my first-ever Women’s Half-Marathon in Washington, D.C (#WeRunDC, ha!). I’ve never been the most athletic, so what would possess me to challenge myself physically–and to such extremes? Perhaps it was the alarming statistic that “4 out of 5 African American women are obese or overweight.” The Nike Women’s Half-Marathon started with our […]

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Wearing: J.Crew Navy Jacket, J.Crew White Peplum top, Pim & Larkin Necklace, J.Crew Blue Minnie Pant and J.Crew Canvas and Leather Shoes Sitting in that office chair non-stop or driving around in that car all day could be killing you.  Failing to move regularly throughout your day can be a contributor to a range of diseases […]

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Wearing: J.Crew Navy Jacket, J.Crew Like Black Necklace from Etsy.com, J.Crew Factory Royal Blue Tee, J.Crew Factory Matchstick Jeans I thought I was blessed with excellent health but a recent trip to the doctors proved otherwise–that I have pre-hypertension. Because high blood pressure usually causes no symptoms until complications develop, it is known as the “silent killer.”  While high […]

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Always looking for an opportunity to hang out with my daughter, I drove to New York City this weekend to enjoy a weekend of beauty and bring a few much needed items to help Channing get organized in her new abode. Our plans included nails, make-up and hair. But as I see it…I was in […]

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1. Spring has sprung! I see the trees sprouting leaves, flowers blooming and grass beginning to grow. These seasonal changes make for excellent discussions for me with medical professionals to discuss how their patients could benefit from switching up their medications. 2. In less than 27 days, I am so excited that I will embark […]

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One of my favorite things to do is watch black and white movies. You know the ones with great story lines, girl always gets the guy and all issues are resolved with two hours.  Women were sophisticated and beacons of elegance with their handbags, gloves and hats in their matching ensembles. When I attended a […]

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Last week, I was fascinated by the rite, ritual and tradition used by the Catholic Church in Vatican City used to inform everyone of the selection of the new pope. On the first day of the conclave, the cardinal-electors assemble in St. Peter’s Basilica to attend morning Mass.  In the afternoon, the 115 cardinals gathered […]

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