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Honored to be a speaker!

I have had the privileged to speak this week at the H.E.A.T. International Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine in Thailand among dozens of other leaders in the field of pursing health, rather than only focusing on responding to sickness.  (I will write on another day about my frustration with our American system that in my opinion…

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Beauty is all around us!

Have you ever noticed how once you get interested in a particular car suddenly you see it everywhere?  This is because you have activated your awareness and you are more “tuned in” to this specific car.  (This is also called the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon.) Well, I want to challenge myself and others to look for beauty…

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Kitten Party!

We are so thrilled to be able to support the Sonoma County Humane Society and were blessed by a kitten party yesterday!  (Maybe you caught it on our Instagram story?)  Rosie, was not as thrilled, as her expression so clearly indicates.  (LOL) While I will not be adopting a kitten, I am hoping that there…

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Beware! Health warnings from Dr. C!!

Did I get your attention?  I want to send us into the long weekend with a smile…  And some real words of encouragement that two of the best things to do for our health, longevity and beauty (i.e. vitality) is to spend time with people we love and to laugh with them.  When was the…

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Sometimes, we JUST want to be heard!

How many times, when we come home tired and feeling frustrated, do we tell our partner about the problem, only to be infuriated by their immediate offerings of suggestions of things we can do to make a situation better?   Aaaargh!  I do not want you to FIX it;  I just want to vent!  Let me…

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Something we all need to be aware of…

At the risk of being labeled something that is not politically correct, I am going to share one of my absolutely favorite pieces of psychologic wisdom:  the feminine and masculine are intrinsically different from one another and that manifests in many different ways.  We all have a mixture of the two with different ratios showing up…

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What’s Up About Pore Size?

We all have that friend that obsesses over their face in a 10X magnification mirror, grumbling about their pores and applying nose strips. Some of us are that friend. It’s no surprise, either; we hear a lot about our pores. Creams, moisturizers and toners claim to reduce pore size, primers and concealers help to blur…

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Lipo Blog Part 2 of 3: Initial Results!

It has now been three months and although “final results” are really seen at six months, I think I know what I am getting.  Basically, I LOVE it. I can honestly say that for the first time in fifty years, I am comfortable in my own body and like myself as I am.  Crazy.  Not…

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Liposuction: Part 1 of 3

Preamble I have hated my belly since I was 20.  Maybe it started before then, but I am certain of that insecure mid-college time period.  Granted I was a bit heavier then (~145 lbs) and have since slimmed down to a consistent 135-138 lbs, but I just want to have on the record that I…

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Time To Consider Filler for our Hands!

We are all so good at taking care of our faces, but our necks and hands give away our histories of sun exposure and birthdays.  For a couple of years now, we have been addressing necks with Sculptra, with fantastic results and occasionally using Radiesse in hands; but it is only recently that the FDA has given official…

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