Author Archives: Dianne

All Dressed Up and Someplace to Go!

When I was a little girl, my grandmother worked at a department store in Indianapolis called L.S. Ayres. One of my fondest memories involves that store and what it used to mean to go shopping. Today, we can sit in … Continue reading

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What Goes Down Must Come Up!

I’ve been having one of those weeks. Before I get too embroiled in telling my tales of woe, let me just say, I absolutely, positively realize there are people all over the world having much worse weeks. I appreciate and … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Belle

I knew from the moment I met her Belle was going to be a delight. I’d been dealing with the holidays in my usual funk. I’m happy that other people are buying and decorating trees, thrilled that nighttime brings such … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Me to Come Clean!

For the past four months, I’ve been following a health plan that combines the use of pre- and probiotics along with consuming foods that are considered “clean” in order to attempt to improve my overall health. It involves everything from L-Glutamine … Continue reading

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Post-breast cancer fashion sense?

A little wise-cracking goes… too far! Okay, while I was all busy dealing with breast cancer, I guess I lost my fabulous fashionista flair! And that, as they say, ain’t pretty. To make matters even worse, I didn’t even realize … Continue reading

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Going 4th: Navigating life beyond breast cancer

As I write this, I’m preparing for a trip to New York City to spend a few days with a childhood friend. She has had the good fortune to sublet an apartment in Brooklyn Heights for a couple of months, … Continue reading

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I Am And So Are You! Moments of clarity after breast cancer

Growing older after breast cancer is such an amazing gift. I often wonder if everyone begins pondering life’s beauty and mystery with the same intensity as they age. It’s easy to think that, because I’ve dealt with my mortality a … Continue reading

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How to Become a Real ‘Whiz’ at Juicing

…and possibly feel a lot better, too! A few weeks ago I saw a close friend for the first time in a couple of months. On our previous encounter she had been dealing with a lot of life-stresses which included … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Ain’t What it Used to Be

I finally had a chance to see Woody Allen’s most recent film, Midnight in Paris, and I’m happy to say it actually lived up to all the hype. I didn’t have a clue about the movie’s content prior to making sure it … Continue reading

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Take a (Caprese) Bite Out of Holiday Entertaining

Who doesn’t love a season devoted to get-togethers involving food? Me, that’s who! Oh, it’s not because I don’t like get-togethers or food – it’s just that I’m one of those people who waits until the last minute, and then … Continue reading

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