An Alternative Treatment for Fibroids: My Personal Story about my Uterine Artery Embolization

   This is my personal story about my own experience and should not be construed as medical advice in any way.

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If you have fibroids (or know someone who does) you should read my personal story!

I’m sharing my personal story because I realize that very few women know about Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE) and not many OBGYNs recommend it for their patients who are suffering […]

By |2020-04-07T10:13:46-05:00August 2, 2017 4:00 pm|Categories: 4MOM|Tags: |8 Comments

Whipped Cream Canister Recall

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Do you have a gourmet whipped cream canister similar to the one shown in the photo above? If you do, stop using it and dispose of it, because it can be very dangerous.

It came to my attention because a bizarre headline caught my attention in the news:  “Fitness model dies in freak kitchen accident” A whipped cream canister exploded and hit her in the thorax causing cardiac arrest which she dies […]

By |2020-04-07T10:14:21-05:00June 23, 2017 6:57 am|Categories: 4MOM|Tags: |0 Comments

Why I have a date with my dermatologist every May…

SkinCancer is scary. Skin cancer is scary. Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s a less scary type of cancer because it’s a fact that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime.

I visited my dermatologist in May (the month of my birthday) to have a skin cancer screening and I learned why it’s so important to have this annual screening. […]

By |2020-04-07T10:14:50-05:00June 13, 2017 12:03 pm|Categories: 4MOM|Tags: |0 Comments

4 Ways to Squelch A “Want”

TipsThere was this purse I saw on Amazon that I instantly fell in love with and thought “I have to get this purse, it is so ME!”. But I didn’t buy it because the pricetag was over $200 – and I’ve never bought a purse that costs anywhere near that much. ]

I squelched my desire to buy it by printing out a picture of it and filing it away (so it […]

By |2020-04-07T10:15:44-05:00June 8, 2017 12:00 pm|Categories: 4MOM|Tags: |3 Comments

Why our favorite place to go during the summer is the library…

speech313Where can you take the kids this summer that’s air-conditioned, educational, fun and FREE? The library!

We are fortunate to live in Houston and we have three public libraries within a 15-minute drive of our house. During the summer, our library hosts wonderful kids and teen activities including everything from crafts to magicians. Plus we can of course check out books and movies.

Our library also hosts a free Summer Reading Program where kids get […]

By |2020-04-07T10:16:20-05:00June 6, 2017 4:01 pm|Categories: 4MOM|Tags: |0 Comments

Why it’s a challenge for me to love summer…

MorningIt’s a challenge for me to love summer. I know it sounds crazy – doesn’t everyone love summer?

But because of a combination of moving to a climate I’ll never acclimate to and working from home full-time all summer, it completely throws me off my schedule when my kids are home full-time all summer. And I’m supposed to enjoy this? Here’s why it’s a big challenge:

1. My kids get 12 weeks of vacation […]

By |2020-04-07T10:16:52-05:00June 6, 2017 11:59 am|Categories: 4MOM|Tags: |6 Comments

Why the biggest surprise in my mailbox arrived five years late…

FootprintsIt wasn’t the biggest freebie or prize ever that surprised me, it was something that I never knew was lost until it was returned to me (albeit five years later). A 9 x 11 envelope arrived in my mailbox. The first thing I do when I get a piece of mail is I look at the return address and try to guess what’s inside (I can usually guess if it’s a freebie I […]

By |2020-04-07T10:17:39-05:00June 1, 2017 11:55 am|Categories: 4MOM|Tags: |1 Comment
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