Featured online in Woman's Day and Cosmopolitan . Four years ago, I was suffering from constant pain and paralyzing fatigue, as well as from depression, stress, and weight gain. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in my early forties. Until then, my doctor a...
Have you ever had a conversation with someone that stayed
with you long after the talking was over? Or maybe, sometime down the road, you
recalled a piece of wisdom or advice and realized it had made an impact on you?
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was careless with my skin as a teen and now I’m terrified of getting skin
cancer like my father. Even
though my fair, Irish skin would freckle and burn it didn’t stop me from trying
to achieve that golden glow featured in...
Get the Picture? A Father's Legacy and the Love of Art BY MARY NOVARIA June 17, 2016 Published by The Good Men Project My dad was a first generation
Irish-American who grew up playing stickball on the streets of New York. His
father, a laborer from County T...
- University Of MissouriJournalism, 1977 - 1982
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