Taking Care of YOU!

Tammi Relyea

Recently, I came across a post from a friend, Shay Gipson, which deeply resonated with me. I've always admired Shay’s bold, rebellious spirit and her uncompromising passion for life. But this story also made me admire her courage and persistence in dealing with a frightening medical situation. Her story serves as a timely reminder to all of us about making our own health a priority.

Contrary to popular belief, men aren’t the only ones who shy away from addressing their own health concerns -- women can be just as nimble as men at avoiding health issues. And while women generally excel at taking care of others, we often don’t put the same energy and focus into taking care of ourselves.

After reading Shay’s account of her own profound experience, I felt compelled to share it with you. I know there are many other women struggling through similar challenges.

I also know how valuable it is for us to share our experiences, and how sharing can often trigger positive enc