If you find yourself in Central Iowa on January 20, come see me at Dog-Eared books. I will be a part of their Books & Beverages night and would love to chat with you. They will have my book available for purchase or feel free to bring your already purchased book in for me to…… Continue reading Books & Beverages @ Dog-Eared Books
Need some gift ideas for a mom, daughter, wife or friend who is having a mastectomy and breast reconstruction? The following are 10 useful things to make her feel loved. A Soft Blanket My BFF gave me this Sherpa blanket. As you can see I wasn’t the only one in my house who loved it.…… Continue reading 10 Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Gifts
Today marks 3 years since the 3 ladies pictured started sewing mastectomy pillows and sending them to women in need. They’ve shipped these pillows to women and cancer centers all over the U.S. as well as to Canada, Puerto Rico and England. My mom, Jan, and her friends, Judy and Becky (they call themselves The…… Continue reading Three Years of Pillows – Free Mastectomy Pillows Handsewn with Love
Mastectomy Pillows I will not be able to respond to pillow requests from February 18 – February 22, because I will be sitting on a beach in Mexico reading lots of books, hanging out with my favorite guy and eating food cooked by someone else. 20th Anniversary trip, here we come!
Body image is one thing I’ve wrestled with since breast cancer. I had the opportunity to speak to a group of women at the Inspire 2019 Conference in Des Moines last weekend about my struggles and things I’ve learned. Here’s a short little clip from my talk. (I’m so proud of the fact that I…… Continue reading My Broken Body – Body Image at Inspire 2019 Conference