• JUMPING FOR JOY!

    SDR UPDATE – TEN WEEKS POST-OP: Here I am jumping for joy in physical therapy (PT) at Plantation Medical Rehab & Wellness. Although I could jump before the surgery (not sure if I could jump up on a step), I would not have been able to do this three weeks ago due to lack of

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  • March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness month. My SDR surgery is on March 29…19 days away and counting! Read my CP story for updates!

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  • NEW YES Resolutions!

    Resolution: “A course of action determined or decided on.” As 2012 comes to a close, we start to think about our resolutions for the new year. Work out three times a week. Lose 10 pounds. Eat more fruits and vegetebales. Most likely, you carry the same resolutions from year to year. Forget New Year’s resolutions.

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  • The Power of Possibility

    “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ~St. Francis of Assisi~ Today is the nine month anniversary of my blog. It is also the day I received news that will dramatically change my life. I am a candidate for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), a surgical procedure

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  • Walk This Way

    “As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” — Andrew Carnegie Opinions are like… These days, it seems everyone has an opinion on just about anything. I do not have a problem with people expressing their thoughts on a particular topic. I have a problem

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  • RELATIONSHIPS: The Naked Truth

    While doing laundry, I had a brief conversation about relationships with my neighbor, Gary. He said women don’t know what they want. I disagreed. I told him that women most certainly do know what they want. We’re not that difficult to figure out and neither are men. The NAKED TRUTH about relationships is this: we

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  • Why We Will Always Love Whitney Houston

    Last night, I spoke at A Night of Passion. It was a wonderful gathering of women. We laughed and had a lot of fun. My poem, Naked Desires, was a big hit. During the evening, someone told me that Whitney Houston died. “WHAT?” I said. I couldn’t believe it. I hoped it wasn’t true. I

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  • The Perfect Man

    NOTE: This is a speech I delivered to a Toastmasters club years ago. People were laughing so hard, I don’t know how I held it together. My prop was EPIC! ——————————————————————————————————————– What do women want? Men have been scratching their heads and asking this question since the beginning of time. I will help you understand

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  • LETTING GO: The Naked Truth

    “We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” –Carlos Castaneda I don’t know about you, but I’d rather work on making myself strong. We’ve all been around miserable people; they’re no fun at all! Strong people, on the other hand, can motivate us to keep going

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