I Had Skin Cancer- My Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma

My grandpa was knowns as “Güero,” a Spanish term for a person with light complexion. He was a fair skinned, blue eyed man with red hair. By the time I was born, he red hair had faded into a beautiful white. I took after his fair features and stubborn nature. I had always been self-conscious … Continue reading I Had Skin Cancer- My Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma

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Giving Them Permission to Throw the Second Punch

This entire election season made me acutely aware of unjust and bullying behaviors by others. Though I have always been willing to stand up for myself and others around me, I find that today I am more inclined to meet aggressors head on. So when someone is picking on my kiddo all rules go out … Continue reading Giving Them Permission to Throw the Second Punch