Pros and Cons of Internet Medical Research

As many of you know from past blogs, I am not a fan of searching the internet to diagnosis ourselves in lieu of seeing a doctor.  However, if you are able and have the time, it never hurts to learn more about your illness before you get to the doctor. There is an overabundance of medical information on the internet, so …

Ronald McDonald House

Yes, it is that time again to visit the South Jersey Ronald McDonald House! During our visit, we will cook dinner and gift books generously made possible by sponsors at my last event. My volunteers and I look forward to this and try to make something special for dinner each time–hopefully, the families remember our group! I have plenty of books to share and …

The Crusaders’ Campaign–Only ONE Week Left!

By now, you have seen several posts on my blog highlighting The Crusaders’ characters–including Vox, my personal comic book hero!  There is only ONE week left to donate to the Kickstarter campaign to fund this ever-important venture. Please click on The Crusaders’ site to read more and donate, if able!  Any amount counts and is appreciated!  

Check Insurance

Although I suggested last week that getting a second opinion is a good idea, be certain to check with your health insurance company to see if the second opinion will be covered before proceeding. In most instances, insurance companies will pay for a second opinion but there may be important details you need to know. They may have a list of doctors and …

Meet The Crusaders: Vox

Alesia Shute: Vox Merely a girl of 11 years, Alesia Shute has been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer. An unprecedented side effect of which is increased aptitude for psychic sensitivity and influence. With the power of her voice, she can plant powerful hypnotic suggestions in her opponents and telepathically communicate with others. Should the tumor ever be removed, …

Checking Your Personality

Sometimes, you and your doctor may not chime. It may be a new doctor or even an old one, but if for any reason things are not comfortable, you need to express this out loud. I remember feeling uneasy with one doctor; I felt as though he was very knowledgeable but had a terrible bedside manner. In other words, he spoke to me in medical terms and came …

Meet The Crusaders: El Barrio

Robert Renteria: El Barrio Raised on the mean, bloody streets of East LA, Robert Renteria sought to escape life in the barrio by joining the military and serving in the U.S. Special Forces. During his honorable service, he took part in the testing of a magical suit of armor made from a metal with mysterious properties. The suit bonded with him …

Meet The Crusaders: Excalibur

Angelica Harris: Excalibur Like many young girls who are victims of abuse, Angelica Harris often drifted into a fantasy world to escape her problems. Unlike most young girls, her fantasy world was real. Angelica is the rightful guardian of the legendary sword Excalibur, a blade infused with magical power that can cut through anything. When not overseeing her literacy and arts …

Join The Crusaders’ Campaign!

I’m very excited to be part of a very special project. The Crusaders is a comic book designed for youth 5th grade and up. “When a group of drug peddlers, bullies, and dream suckers band together to enshroud the world in darkness, a group of seven real-life super heroes will have to overcome their own inhibitions, learn how to work together, and …

More about Second Opinions–Sometimes, They Are Necessary!

Some seek them for insurance reasons, some for personal reasons, but at times getting a second opinion is the only way to truly find out the problem and the necessary treatment. Some doctors may become insulted about this, but remember it is YOUR life and it is important to be certain that no mistakes are being made with your treatment …