Set A Good Example

As parents, it is our job to set a good example for our kids, no matter the age. It is critical that we “practice what we preach” when it comes to sun safety. Sometimes, we make sure that they are covered up or have sunscreen on, but we forget about ourselves. Be sure to set a good example for your …

Sun Safety

I figure that no more appropiate time to take about sun safety than smack in the middle of the summer. Everyone who is exposed to sunlight should consider the measures to protect from the sun. Unfortunately, a lot of our exposure is from when we were children, before we knew how serious skin cancers were, but that does not mean …

Memorize Your Body

I am going to ask you to take a look at yourself. This time it is not a look at your internal self something I usually do, but at your skin, your body, all your marks, new and old. Take a long look, scrutinize everything you see and make note of changes, or anything new. Look below at this list …

Skin Cancer Awareness

I cannot stress the importance of using sunscreen enough, something I have always done throughout my lifetime. Limiting your exposure and screening properly can over time save you from turmoil of different kinds of skin cancers. There are two most common, melanoma and non-melanoma and if you follow the link below it will easily explain them for you to decipher. …

Memories

My summers were similar to everyone else’s up until I became ill. Then, all of life as we knew it got thrown out the window. We tried to do things as a family like go to the shore, visit amusement parks, do family gatherings for outdoor activity and bbqs. The difference with our family is that at any moment we …

Power of Positive Thinking

When I was ill as a child, I really did not dwell on the fact that I might not survive. I did at times think of that but probably because of my age I did not let it work me over all the time. What I did think about is that my parents pushed me to live life to the …