Got The Best Gift; Why I Need To Give It Back

This is a “Thank You” note to my friend, Clare. Clare, who has delivered the best gift this holiday season. A gift for me. A gift for you. Clare, which rhymes with “Share.” Clare who’s life has changed forever. That’s what she’s sharing. And boy, has she shared. Shared with her friends and Facebook community the hugest shock of her life. That routine mammogram, the one she got just because she should, it showed a lump. A lump she hadn’t

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Great Dane Helps Little Girl Walk For The First Time

11-year-old Bella Burton has been overcoming obstacles all her life. Bella was born with Morquio Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that attacks her bones.  It means most of her life she has been using crutches or using a wheelchair. Then, this year, along comes, George The Great Dane. ABC News says George the Great Dane a service dog for Bella. A walking aid. A friend. Their bond is something wonderful to watch. [iframe id=”http://abcnews.go.com/video/embed?id=34980708″ align=”left”]

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So That’s Where You Find The Most Beautiful Women’s Bodies…

It’s taken more than 30 years. And now, I know I’ve found it. The secret to achieving a beautiful woman’s body. More than 30 years. Isn’t 15 about the time we start looking around? Measuring. Comparing. Wondering why mine isn’t as great as hers. Watching magazines, TV, and now online for that perfection of beauty. “Ease up, Sweet Girl,” I would tell that driven, imperfect, insecure girl. “I found the secret.” More like stumbled upon it. Because, to be honest,

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Bride Shares Dance With Man Who Saved Her Life From Cancer

There are wedding dances and then their are wedding dances. When bride Greta Hokanson was getting married last month in Minnesota, she and her groom, Tony, knew there was one person who had to be on the invite list. Danny Daniels. This story goes back to 2006 when Greta was 15-years-old and diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. No one in her immediate family was a match for a bone marrow transplant which doctors said would be Greta’s best hope for survival.

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A Broken Heart: I Need To Find An App For That

I’m wishing for a magic potion. Something. Anything. To heal my friend’s heart. My friend who has been by my side, it feels like forever. My friend, who’s husband has left. The only man she has ever loved. He’s decided he needs to go find something, someone better out there. Yeah, one of those stories. He’s taken off for what he thinks is greener pastures. Good luck to him. There’s no one better than my friend. What to do for

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Mystery Text Creates Social Dilemma; What To Do When You Should Know Someone’s Name?

This week’s “Oh, No You Didn’t” Moment started with a single text message that popped up on my phone last Saturday. “Hey, DK, thanks for the email,” it read. “How about breakfast or coffee tomorrow?” “How lovely to get that invitation from a sweet friend!” you’re thinking. Yes. Only one problem. There was only an unfamiliar phone number attached to the text. No name. And there you have it– Just one of the almost daily opportunities I have to appear

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Stranger Soothes Stressed Mom’s Crying Baby On Plane

Oh my! We have all been there. Seated, ready to take off on a crowded airplane when the crying baby shows up. The crying baby who..will..not..stop..crying! It’s not like Rebekkah Garvison wanted her 4-month-old baby, Rylee, to keep screaming at the top of her lungs. After all, when she’s not a crying baby, she looks like a little angel. And Rebekkah is a new mom who was simply making her way back from visiting her husband who is an active-duty

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I’m Getting A New Set Of Boobs Tomorrow

I’m getting a new set of boobs tomorrow. Uh oh. Have you just stepped into a classic case of over sharing? In a word, yes. This boob journey is one I never wanted to share. Didn’t want to share it with you.  Really didn’t want to share it with the woman I consider my best friend. See, the boobs in question are not exactly mine. They’re hers. The Phone Call That phone call seven months ago where she said, “The

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2-Legged Chihuahua And Silkie Chicken Are Best Friends

Here’s to friends of a different feather! Because you just might have that incredible friend that no one understands what you have in common. Because you’re smiling thinking about that friend you’d rather hang out with more than anyone else. Here’s Penny and Roo! [iframe id=”http://www.dailymail.co.uk/embed/video/1211532.html” align=”right” mode=”normal”]     Penny is a silkie chicken. Roo is a 2-legged chihuahua. Vet tech Alicia Williams of Duluth, Georgia, rescued Penny from testing facility when she was just a few weeks old.

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Supermodel’s Advice To Women On Aging-Gain Weight!

Supermodel Iman is one of the first of the uber-beauties to become her own brand. She’s now 60 years old and still gorgeous. It could be enough to not be able to relate, until she shares some awesome beauty advice to other women as we age. She tells Yahoo Beauty that women should gain weight! Yes, gain weight! She recommends 5-10 pounds to fill out some of our wrinkles. Talk about keeping it real, Iman says, “I don’t need to

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