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Patient Scrubs® Supports Liver Cancer Patients


As you know, my Patient Scrubs® business brings me in contact with many people who have terminal illnesses. Cancer is one disease that takes the lives of so many people. I’ve blogged before about being a breast cancer survivor. Today, I want to talk about liver cancer. The largest organ in the human body is the liver. It’s responsible for filtering and processing chemicals in food, alcohol and medications. Your liver produces bile that aids in digestion and eliminates waste […]

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Eating Clean Tips


If you strive for a healthy lifestyle or are facing surgery, you’ve probably heard of clean eating. The “eating clean” lifestyle is about choosing the best food options for your health. It’s easy to follow since you simply incorporate more veggies, fruits, grain and health proteins instead of counting calories. Here are a few tips to get you started. Eat Lots of Fresh Vegetables Start with vegetables and fruits that are in season. They taste great and are usually less […]

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Do Your Part for Happiness Happens


  August kicked off the selfie challenge for the 16th Happiness Happens.  To raise awareness of people, places and things that make you happy, the Secret Society of Happy People are challenging each member to post selfies using the #HappinessHappens hashtag.  As I read about this kickoff, my mind immediately turned to the mission of Patient Scrubs®—easing the way for people going through sickness, medical treatments or rehab. Here are some ideas to help brighten their day.  Call your friend […]

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Patient Scrubs Will be Your Second Best Friend


Medical apparel is big business, and no one knows that better than I. Let’s think back to the 80’s and before. Almost everyone wore hospital gowns.  Nurses wore formal white uniforms, doctors wore business attire and other medical professionals wore business clothes. Scrubs were just for surgery. Everything has changed today, and scrubs have become common for most everyone in the medical profession. Isn’t it time that patients caught up with everyone else? I invented Patient Scrubs® as a convenience […]

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Gift Ideas for a Sick Friend, Relative or Neighbor


A thoughtful gift can be just the thing to raise someone’s spirits. Almost everyone knows someone who is facing surgery, in rehab or confined to their home. The big question is what to buy for someone who is sick, especially when they don’t get out much.  Maybe they are confined to their home, the hospital or a rehabilitation center for a while.  Most people look forward to a personal visit, and they enjoy gifts that brighten their day or ease […]

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Patient Scrubs®—Not Your Mother’s Hospital Gown


We always love a few of the things from yesteryear. Some of us become attached to a special quilt that we had when we were growing up. Others love antique furniture that has been passed down through the generations. Or, take a look at how several fashion trends keep reappearing through the years – miniskirts, bell-bottom pants, skinny pants, etc. But, other things don’t pass the “keep it” test – like hospital gowns. Check out Patient Scrubs®. This two-piece set […]

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Music Captivates Our Senses and Helps Us Heal


The field of music therapy came on the scene in 1950. But, it’s just now beginning to branch out and grow.  It’s easy to understand why music helps us heal. Just close your eyes and take a few moments to listen to your preferred music. Can you feel your mood lift? Music can captivate all of our senses and bring us comfort and joy.  And, yes, it can promote healing. Music therapy is used to maintain and restore emotional and […]

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You Can Count on Me, My Friend


Good friends make our world turn. They share our successes. They share our woes. They help us de-stress. Many friends introduce us to new ideas, new products and new ways of doing things. It’s tough to balance all of life’s demands on your own. Friends are our support and keep us sane, especially those of us who live a few hours away from our family. Friends become our lifeline when we’re sick. They are there for you because your pain […]

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