How Gratitude Helped Me Heal

Dr. Keri Chiappino - and Gratitude “Gratitude is the art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture.” Kak Sri Needless to say when I got the diagnosis of invasive breast cancer as I was speeding to the birth of my first adopted child, there was no way I was painting a lovely picture of my life. And... Read this blog

Holiday Season is Upon Us Once Again

Healing through Gratitude from and Dr. Keri Chiappino 2016 Holiday Season “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie Holiday season is upon us once again. Whether you are going through treatment presently or remembering the holidays from years past when you were going... Read this blog

It’s Pinktober Again…

Is it that time of year again? Pinktober: pink ribbons, pink coffee cup lids, pink T-shirts, football players wearing pink socks. Everywhere pink; breast cancer awareness month. Cashing In on Pink For those of us who have lived through it there are many responses.... Read this blog

Ways to respond to people who may not “get” it.

DON’T GET OLD!!! SERIOUSLY? (WAIT….. I AM DYING TO GET OLD!) People just don’t get it.  They complain about the heat in the summer, the cold in the winter and I just want to say…”Hey choose one, you can’t complain about both!” But out of the mouths of seemingly well... Read this blog

“You have invasive Breast Cancer.” Now what?

“You have invasive Breast Cancer.” Eight years of struggling with infertility and the moment I was waiting for was happening….yes it really was.  My DAUGHTER was about to be born! My husband and I decided to go the route of adoption after failed infertility... Read this blog