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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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03 October 2011 ~ 10 Comments

Devastation of Cancer, by Dianna Y Bailey (pen name Yvette)

Today, I’m publishing a poem by my talented friend Dianna Bailey. I asked Dianna to write a bit about her background with chronic illness and how she came to this point. She feels she is still searching for her purpose in life, but believes that it is to help others get through things and understand […]






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06 July 2011 ~ 10 Comments

Dietary Cholesterol: Unsung Endocrine and Immune Hero?, by Liz Schau

Cholesterol: most of us have a love-hate relationship with this fatty, waxy substance that’s found in animal foods and products. On the one hand, we can’t get enough of it (imagine that ooey-gooey cheeseburger of your dreams, or ice cream sundae with extra whipped cream); we are constantly craving more. On the other hand, we […]






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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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