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what the sun can do
in Geek Life, Healthy Life

My Melanoma Diagnosis and Why I Feel Lucky (+ Melanoma Resources and Pics)

Yep, I do feel lucky! Earlier in the summer I had a mole on my shoulder looked at by my Dermatologist and it came back as Melanoma. I’ve had this mole on my shoulder for as long as I can remember. And here is a closer look at the mole. I started to feel that a small part of the mole was raised which was why I decided to have it checked. I went to…

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Donate A Photo Help A Cause
in Healthy Life, Reviews

Donate a Photo of Yourself for a Good Cause #Spon #SelflessSelfie

How often do you create a selfie? How about creating a selfie-a-day and donate it to a good cause? I’m participating in this sponsored campaign with Johnson & Johnson and The Motherhood to let you know about an awesome program, Donate a Photo. Donate A Photo Details Donate A Photo is a free app available on both Android and iOS devices. Consumers can take a photo a day and donate it to the cause of…

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team in training gift pack giveaway
in Healthy Life, Reviews

How I Crossed The Finish Line #LLSTNT #Spon

As you know, I’ve been running now for over 5 years and I’ve run several 5k races, one half marathon and I’m training for 2 half marathon races in September. Crossing the finish line is always my goal no matter what the race is. I am honored to share my story in this sponsored post for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Team In Training (full disclosure at the end of the post.) Crossing The Finish…

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self-care featured
in Healthy Life

Self-Care is a Must in My Book and in The Declaration of You!

Self-Care! That word can mean so many things. I’ve written often about how important “taking care of me” is to me. Let’s look at the word first before I get into my definition. What is Self-Care? The dictionary defines self-care as: care of the self without medical or other professional consultation. WOW! Such a clinical definition. Taking care of the self without medical consultation. So I suppose when you take aspirin for a headache, you are participating in self-care. But self-care goes so much…

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in Guest Post, Healthy Life, Work Life

Guest Post: Healthier Workers Make For Happier Workers

Today, I’m featuring a guest post from Staples. I didn’t start blogging with the intent of becoming a small business, but that is what I am now. I’ve had to learn a lot about running a small business (and am still learning) by trial and error. I’m going to start sharing some of what I’ve learned and bring you guest posts from experts in the small business arena. My first small business guest post is…

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