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Rebecca Ryan asks me ‘How was your support’? An After the Cancer Q&A

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When I was first diagnosed with Cancer, my friend Rebecca Ryan immediately came to me and offered to be my support group ‘Project Manager’. It was such a gift from her, offering her time to do this. Knowing I wouldn’t have the energy or time to organize support, mass communicate, or plan logistics, Rebecca came […]

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I Won a Poker Tournament and the Guys said ‘She’s Just Lucky’

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A funny thing happened after I won the PPC Mid-West Poker Classic. I received a ton of congratulations and well wishes for a great win, particularly given my health. However I also received a resounding number of semi-praises. From men. To my face, and on social media, many men offered their congratulations, but dozens more […]

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Day 2 PPC Poker Tour…unbelievable

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I can barely believe it myself. I won! I won the entire tournament. 21 hours playing poker, 333 players, and ended up winning with $18,000 and a $5,000 Aruba package. I feel like my luck is turning around If you like poker you can read details about the event and the win in this ‘All […]

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My first weekend out…Ho-Chunk Casino? Day 1

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It is my very first outing since my breast cancer treatments, and my husband is taking me to the Ho-Chunk Casino in the Wisconsin Dells.   I took this particularly bad photo at a distance yesterday morning for a dramatic effect. Now before we get all judgey and think what a terrible husband I have, […]

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How do I Pick Brands?

One of the questions I am asked most often is “How do you pick your brands?” There are hundreds, probably thousands of designer/brand names. They are made by different designers, and creative directors, often moving around each year. So with all these brand names and emerging designers how do I make my choices? Before I Opened Iona I opened the doors to […]

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