Monthly Archives: October 2014

Random Musings on Halloween | #BlogBoost

This is going to be a post filled with musings on random topics. Remember the TV show Seinfeld? It was a show about nothing. Yeah. That’s what this post is about… a bunch of nothing… but a little something. Halloween Today is Halloween. I went in for my daily radiation therapy appointment and Gru and his minion were waiting to irradiate me with their ray guns: A couple times per week, the above jokers like to take images of the […]

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Spoiling my Breast Cancer Caregivers | Battling Bertha #23 | #BlogBoost

It’s been a tough week. Recovering from my recent hospital stay has not been easy. As much as I wanted to complete all 31 days of the October Ultimate Blog Challenge, I know my health is more important. I have several posts simmering on the back burner, including a video of my adventure at Gayla Wigs and a possible three part series on sex after breast cancer. The Breast Cancer Awareness Debate Many of the amazing women in my online […]

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Three Dog Nights | Battling Bertha 22 | #BlogBoost

As I settled onto the bed to type this, I glanced at my nightstand and marveled at the number of prescription bottles.  I am a fan of allowing my immune system to work its’ magic and expel all foreign bodies.  Pills, not so much. Right now there are 10 prescription bottles on my nightstand!!  To me, this is surreal.  It’s like I’m living someone else’s life. steroids three different antibiotics two different anti-nausea drugs proton-inhibitor for acid reflux and two, […]

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3 Tips for Working with Celebrities

Working with Celebrities This is not a post about marketing or advertising to celebrities.  Quite frankly, my husband and I have worked with all sorts of film, television, design and music superstars but we are not quite sure HOW they found our niche custom furniture website. Google changes their algorithms so often, it is hard to keep up with the latest search engine optimization protocols.  At times, it feels like we are just throwing keywords at the internet and hoping […]

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3 Essential Oils for Breast Cancer Treatment | Battling Bertha 20 | #BlogBoost

Right off the bat, you need to know that essential oils do NOT cure cancer.   However, I do use essentials oils to supplement my breast cancer treatments. 3 Essential Oils for Breast Cancer Treatment Kelly Taylor, certified Herbalist and Aromatherapist, has been a wealth of information and I highly recommend the certified pure essential oils she offers in her online store, Cassia Aromatics.  Kelly taught me to never put essential oils directly on my skin without a carrier oil.  I […]

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Finding Blog Post Inspiration | Hope, Strength & Courage, Pink Ribbon Bracelet | Battling Bertha 19 | #BlogBoost

Today is day twelve of my 31 day Ultimate Blog Challenge. I feel like I have been pumping out the blog posts. At one point, I had two scheduled to post on their own, and on the proper day. While I have several epic posts brewing about aromatherapy, wigs and sex after breast cancer, I did not have a post ready for today. Finding Blog Post Inspiration Then yesterday, late in the afternoon, there was a knock on the door. […]

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Coping with Emotions During Radiation Therapy | Battling Bertha 18 | #BlogBoost

For me, radiation therapy is the most difficult of my cancer treatments.  It doesn’t hurt physically.  It is over rather quickly.  If you close your eyes, you barely know it is happening. Oh, but the emotions! Emotions During Radiation Therapy If you have breast cancer and will be receiving radiation therapy as part of your treatment plan, here is what you need to know: Half a dozen people will see your breasts, while you are awake and alert. You will […]

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3 In Store Marketing Ideas from a Coffee Shop Owner | Coffee & Cards Conversations | #blogboost

In Store Marketing Ideas I Learned from Conroe Coffee Leo Harris owns Conroe Coffee in historic downtown Conroe, Texas.  I have watched Leo build her reputation locally since she opened her doors a little over a year ago. We filmed the above video in December of 2013. In the ten months since, Conroe Coffee has thrived. Leo has gained a loyal following of clients and her coffee shop has a constant flow of customers coming through the doors. It’s time […]

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Photo Calendar Creator | #BlogBoost

Photo Calendar Creator Photo calendars make great gifts! You can “Grow Your Business with Gratitude” by creating custom photo calendars for your clients. SendOutCards has a dynamic photo calendar creator that allows you to add photos to the cover, the month and each day of the month. You can even include text! Creating a custom photo calendar for your business is easy with drag and drop technology. Calendar Details 11″x8.5″ landscape 12 month calendar (start on any month) Personalize any […]

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