Category Archives: Geek Cam

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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Radiation Relief Cream Reviews | Battling Bertha 13 | #blogboost

Today, I completed my 9th of 36 session of  “radiation therapy.”  Seriously.  They call it therapy.  I have 27 treatments to go.  Treatment.  Also not the right word. In the realm of too-much-information, here are some intimate details about my boob.  Radiation is not a boobs’ friend.  My nipple and areola are swollen, red, hot and sore.   I have tried several remedies for relief and in today’s video I give a candid review of three radiation relief creams.  You […]

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Chemo Head Wrap Instructions | Battling Bertha 12 | #blogboost

When I lost my hair, I went to YouTube and searched for a great tutorial on how to wrap a head scarf. I watched many and found that Ester Grabow’s “How to tie a headscarf tips” is by far the best. Yesterday I alluded to my secret head scarf technique. It’s not really a secret. It’s a t-shirt. It’s very hot in Texas and the t-shirt head wrap I learned from Ester has been my go to look for the […]

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Ultimate Blog Challenge | October Recognition Holidays | Battling Bertha 11 | #BlogBoost

Ultimate Blog Challenge Welcome to Day 1 of my Ultimate Blog Challenge! It is my intention to blog every day for the entire month of October, and even throw in a few videos and podcasts! I plan to share some intimate details about my boobs and my breast cancer journey, including some funny, or not so funny, stories about chemo, surgery and radiation therapy. I’ll even take you wig shopping! Don’t worry, I also have marketing and business tips to […]

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V030 Gratitude Geek Goes to Space City Con

Family Fun Space City Con at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas is one of the smaller, better run “geek” conventions. In this video, filmed on January 4, 2013, I interview author Diana Botsford on the evolution of women in film, learns Amtgard style sword play, receives a rudimentary introduction to Warhammer 40K and plays a heated game of Heroscape. Diana Dru Botsford co-wrote, Rascals, one of my top 5 episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, where Picard, Keiko, Guinan […]

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Foraging Wild Edible Plants with Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen 002 V029

“The human mind is designed to be stimulated by touch, smell, taste, feel. All these sort of things that you don’t get sitting on a couch.” – Dr. Mark “Merriweather” Vorderbruggen Tips for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse Just Kidding . . . Not Really. Recently I met up with Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen at Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center in Spring, Texas for an episode of my Coffee & Cards Conversations video series. Our converstation ran a little long for the […]

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V019 Time Management Tips from The Busy Woman

In this special Coffee & Cards Conversation, Susie Glennan, THE Busy Woman, answers time management questions from 5 work at home moms.     The Questions: Kim:  How do you self-motivate? Reeshemah:  “Do you have a structure that could work for any WAHM?” Cynthia:  “How do you continually shift from mom to work and back?” Kerri:  “How do you get everything done you need to do everyday?” Diane:  “How do you best juggle?”   Connect with Susie Glennan: Website:  http://www.thebusywoman.com/ […]

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VIDEO: Highlights from the Houston SOC Road Tour with Steve Schultz

Steve Schultz, President of Field Operations, fired up the packed crowd at the Houston SendOutCards Road Tour on November 2, 2013. In case you missed it, or you just want to experience it again, we’ve condensed the 3 hour event into seven minutes for you.     Some key thoughts from the attendees: “I signed up as a distributor because I knew there was going to be a web address on the back of the cards I sent and I […]

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V016 How We’ve Managed to Work Together AND Stay Married with Shane Rodarte

My husband, Shane, and I have owned an online custom furniture business for 15 years.   Shane recently announced he is retiring after 28 years as a full-time furniture maker.  In 1999, we launched one of the first privately-owned custom furniture websites in the history of the internet.   This video is about Shane’s past, present and future.  We also reveal how we’ve managed to work together for so long without killing each other:     And for chuckles here […]

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V014 Skills to Increase Sales: Improv and Public Speaking with Javier Florez

“If you are a person who can get your message across, then you are a person of influence.” – Javier Florez, Public Relations Officer, District 56, Toastmasters International     Improvisation is an essential skill in sales, allowing you to think on your feet and respond quickly to objections. As cookie selling season is just around the corner in Southeast Texas, I asked Javier Flores, an accomplished professional improv actor and the current Public Relations Officer for District 56, Toastmasters […]

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