Tag Archives: Family

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

Did you know that today is World Cancer Day? It’s all about spreading information about cancer so that more people are aware of the risk and myths. Every October we dedicate our site to educating and supporting the fight against Breast Cancer as a tribute to the survivors and those that have passed, but today we want […]

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Season of Thanks

Season of Thanks

Its holiday time again, and like many people its one of my favorite times of the year. There’s nothing like creating memories with those you care about. This year has taught me how important it really is to cherish the time we get to spend with family. What I love the most is that we […]

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The Warrior and Her Journey

The Warrior and Her Journey

Everyone has a journey to take but sometimes in the midst of the journey we encounter small roadblocks to take us off course. In order to stay on course we have to be focused and determined to fulfill our destiny; the God given road that lies before us. The road can become shaky with unexpected […]

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The Pink Ribbon That I Earned

The Pink Ribbon That I Earned

It is with tears that I write this: I earned a pink ribbon when I was 14 years old, not because I had survived breast cancer: but because my aunt couldn’t wear it. I was my aunt’s baby plain and simple. My Great Aunt Ollie hung my stars and moon. I was an auntie’s baby […]

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My First Mammogram

My First Mammogram

Sigh, I am preparing to have my first mammogram. Yeah, I know that I should have had my first one TWO years ago. I am approaching my 43rd birthday. It is important more so now, than ever before. Not for the reason that most would believe. My younger children lost their grandmother to cancer. She […]

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Interview on the Dr. Vibe Show

Interview on the Dr. Vibe Show

Last night  I was interviewed on the Dr. Vibe Show about Mind of a Diva and our Breast Cancer Awareness initiative. I had such an amazing time being on the show, and I want to thank Dr. Vibe for having me on as a guest.  Check out the video of our interview, I definitely shared […]

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Addressing Mental Health Issues in Today’s Families

Addressing Mental Health Issues in Today’s Families

We know that mental illness exists but so often our mindsets are “it will not happen in my family”.  In fact mental disorders are more common and widespread and there is a growing number in children ages 5-8.  It is averaged that 54 million Americans suffer from some type of mental illness. Most families are […]

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Return of the Ex

Return of the Ex

How many people seek or even want to run into their exes? I don’t have experience with seeing an ex again because in my mind when a relationship ends that’s usually it for me. I try to avoid seeing my exes in any way that I can because I don’t see a reason to continue […]

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If I Could Escape

If I Could Escape

It’s been almost a month since Big Mama passed away, the days since getting that call have been a blur. Many of my days and weeks have all mixed in together in my mind as I try to come to terms with all that’s happened. It’s been hard to cope with the fact that she […]

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The Words I Didn’t Say

The Words I Didn’t Say

When it was time to start saying goodbye all I could do was cry. My loved one has left this world, but I felt that apart of me had died. So many people came to see you and share memories about how beautiful a person you were. They spoke about how amazing of a teacher […]

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