My BRCA Surgeries: Part One

After meeting with my breast oncologist (Dr. Megan Baker), oncological gynecologist (Dr. Eleaonor Oakman), and my plastic surgeon (Dr. Jennifer Dixon-Swartz), we scheduled dates for my surgeries.  All of these surgeons were incredible – highly recommend ALL THREE!  The breast surgeon and plastic surgeon scheduled my double mastectomy for mid-August and noted that I’d stay… Read More

My BRCA Story

My reason for writing this entire post is to bring y’all awareness to getting genetic testing done if someone in your family (aunt, grandmother, mother, cousins, etc.) has been diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer.  Because of a family history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer, several of my family members tested positive for the… Read More

Day 8: Boston, MA + Fenway Park

After leaving Mount Desert Island, we headed toward Boston and were searching for a yummy lunch spot.  We read some great reviews about Fat Boy and absolutely loved the food.  It definitely hit the spot.  The friendliest and fastest service too! We stayed near the seaport in Boston at The Renaissance Hotel, the hotel behind… Read More

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Life Lately: A Rooftop Party + Dress on Major Sale + New PJs

Had so much fun on Thursday night on the rooftop penthouse at the new Palmetto Hotel celebrating my friend Eliza’s bracelet collection with Taylor Ann Green. The decor is beautiful! The food was delicious, the company so friendly and the cocktail of the night was soooo good! Love late summer nights like these in Charleston.… Read More

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Maine: Day 3 – Cadillac Mountain + Thunder Hole + Beale’s Lobster Pier

We got up super early on Sunday to watch the sunrise on Cadillac Mountain.  You have to get special tickets and they sell out quickly each morning, but we were in luck! The sunrise was breathtaking! It’s the first place in the United States to see the sunrise.  It started rising around 5:20am. So thankful… Read More

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First Day of School!

Today was their first day of school! So grateful to have early risers! And they were all in good moods this morning. Wheeler will start high school.  She’s got her permit and has already taken her driving class and loves to practice driving.  She’ll continue piano and tennis and still enjoys her friends and youth… Read More