Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess What do I have to be thankful for this year? What has my year wrought? I lost my father in March. My mother was moved into a nursing home in October. We've adopted my mother's 15 year-old-dog and his transition into our multi-pet house... Read more →

Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess We've all been there. Life is just moving along at a great pace; your business is thriving, your family is healthy and happy and the pets in your life are flea-free and content. Then down comes the curtain. Your close to 80-year-old mother falls... Read more →

Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess I am a breast cancer survivor. June 19 was my one year "anniversary"; the anniversary dates seem to be a fluid date as some women mark their anniversary as the day they were diagnosed and started fighting others (like myself) mark it as the... Read more →

My dog Bella knows how to listen to her body. Something I have yet to master. It’s 1AM on a Saturday morning and it starts. My body’s fight for care faces off against my mind’s determination to be as close to perfect as possible. Mind Hinders Body This battle was... Read more →

Creating balance in your activities is not possible. Quit wasting your time. When it comes to life activities there is no such thing as balance, only priorities. If you strive for balance you’ll only add to your stress levels, not reduce them, but if you change your priorities you will immediately start reducing your stress and feel more in control of how you utilize your time. Read more →

By Amanda Ponzar Here’s a true account of my experience this week. Got a sore throat on Friday, probably from all the relatives here for Thanksgiving. TRADITIONAL DOCTOR’S OFFICE Called and made a sick appointment, waited an hour in the waiting room, dealt with disinterested office staff, paid co-pay, saw... Read more →