10 November 2011 ~ 12 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: You Can’t Win If You Don’t Play!, by Anita Roberts

  “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.” Walter Elliott   Yes, it’s a story as old as time.  Things were marvelous.  Until they weren’t. I haven’t written for B&P for months.  I felt I had nothing to say.  I have been critically ill for years, but have […]






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04 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

5 Tips for Dealing with a New Diagnosis

  This article is dedicated to everyone who has just been diagnosed with a chronic illness, in particular those whom I know personally and have done my best to help. It is also dedicated to my dear friend Anita Roberts who never ceases to inspire me (and amaze me!) with her positive spirit and determination. […]






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30 June 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: Life With a Splash of Lyme, by Anita Roberts

In 2006, I was attacked by a vicious creature in my own home.  I never saw it coming.  One moment, I was an energetic, happy-go-lucky, active, sharp-witted redhead virago; the next moment I was being devoured by a monster, fangs in me, sucking the life from my flesh.  And I almost didn’t see it happen!!  […]






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02 April 2011 ~ 6 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: In Sickness and in Health I Said I Do, by Anita Roberts

This column is dedicated to my wonderful husband Dean who has stayed with me through thick and thin. I am blessed to have you! I’ve had an interesting week.  I could say it’s been an interesting five years, but let’s stick with just the week to start off with.  If you are a regular reader, […]






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26 March 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: Let’s Talk About Yeast Baby!, by Anita Roberts

Let’s talk about yeast baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the good things, and the bad things that it brings, let’s talk about it! Yeast.  Wonderful stuff if you’re baking bread, rolls or some desserts.  Not nearly so welcome when it’s lodged in your system and creating the kind of […]






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