Category Archives: Health

Looky What I Stumbled On! (Hint: Featured on Runner Digest Online)

Okay, so that’s not really a hint… But I was super excited to stumbled on an article Runner Digest posted on my story a few months back in regards to National Cervical Health Month! Thanks so much Runner Digest for the awesome surprise! An honor!! Check it out here: “Miracle Cervical Caner Survivor Alyssa Phillips […]

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Fruits & Veggies: Organic Or Not? Look No Further, Here’s the List!

  With farm stand season about to kick into full swing, I thought it might be helpful to give share my cheat sheet for what is best to buy organic (because really high pesticide residues with regular) and what’s okay to eat conventional or non-organic (because low pesticide residue). Beyond the pesticide issue there are […]

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Speaking To The Patients Of Southeastern Gynecologic Oncology Today!

I was so excited when I was asked to speak at this! Nothing better than sharing hope and the “wisdom from the road” that helped save my life.  Plus, we witnessed a miracle and I LOVE talking about it! Oh, and give your self a hug today… :) (Seriously, I do this every day & […]

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Celebrating The Life Of A Mentor & Visionary: Dr. David Simon

              Celebrating the life and legacy of a brilliant man, a gentle soul and a mentor. I worked with David while I was out at the Chopra Center following my aggressive (and successful treatments) while undergoing their unique Panchakarma detox program. A thought leader in mind-body medicine, a guru […]

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January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month—Ladies, time to take a look “under the hood”!

That’s right, January not only marks the beginning of the new year but National Cervical Cancer/Health Awareness Month too! Ladies, it’s a good reminder to get your “stuff” checked (and make sure your mother, sister, daughters and besties do too)! I know it’s not fun, but it’s necessary. Having a Pap Smear is still the […]

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Happy New Year: Top 12 High-Potency Antioxidant Foods That Are Good For Your Health & Your Waistline Too!

First of all, HAPPY NEW YEAR! Second of all, do you know about the ORAC scale?? “Huh?” OK, then let me explain because this is a super important and an EASY way to help you chose the most optimal (and waist-friendly) options when shopping and eating. So here we go. The ORAC scale (Oxygen Radical […]

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Celebrating a life…

I just found out that a young woman who was diagnosed with the same rare type of cancer I had—Large Cell Cervical Neuroendocrine Cancer—died today…one day before her 34th birthday. Her’s was caught much earlier than mine yet her doctors didn’t know about the cutting-edge treatment I had and by the time I found her, […]

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Traveling this holiday? Even if it’s just to the mall, here are some tips & tricks to keep you healthy!

Probably just the Physician Assistant in me coming out… Here are my top three “go to” tips I use whenever I travel to stay healthy: 1. Squeeze a pea-size amount of Neosporin, Bacitracin or any other antibiotic ointment onto a Q-tip and circle the inside rim of each nostril before heading out the door. And, […]

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