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Do the Dempsey Challenge with Me!

Do the Dempsey Challenge with Me!

Every dollar raised by Dempsey Challenge participants directly benefits the Dempsey Center — a leader in quality of life care for individuals and families impacted by cancer. This challenge presented by Amgen is a fundraising experience for the Dempsey Center in...

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Run/Walk With Me to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

Run/Walk With Me to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

This year I'll be taking part in the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Walk here in San Antonio. I invite you to join me! Click here for details or to register. Mission & Vision of NOCC The mission of the NOCC is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and...

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Listen to Liza Dora

Listen to Liza Dora

Another one of our amazing Listen to Your Mother cast members is Liza Dora is an author/illustrator born in San Antonio and hell-bent on travelling the world. As a chemistry major at Texas A&M University, she started enough small fires that it is slightly alarming she...

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Listen to Meghann Dibrell

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of presenting Christina Tinker. Today, I get to talk about Meghann Dibrell. She's a former event planner turned professional mommy. With a one year old, a four year old and a husband who works a demanding corporate job, life is always...

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Listen to Christina Tinker

  I've had the best time meeting my new friends with the cast from the Listen to Your Mother--San Antonio show (April 23rd, 2016 at the Tobin Performing Arts). Yesterday, you got to read about Moira Duggan. Today, y'all get to meet Christina Tinker, mom of three,...

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Listen to Moira Duggan

My fellow Listen to Your Mother Peeps were gracious enough to answer a few (nosy) questions and answered why they came out for an audition, what books they love, and what they hope you'll take away from the show.   We start with the fabulous Moira Duggan. Why...

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Why I’m glad I Listened to Shonda Rhimes

I promised myself that for one year,  I'd do this year was say yes to the things that scared me-Shonda Rhimes, Award-winning writer & creator of Greys' Anatomy, Scandal, & How to get Away with Murder   In November of 2015, I read Shonda Rhimes book, Year...

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San Antonio Living Picks For October

Good morning All. I'm pretty sure the rest of the world sees a 60' morning is a great sign of fall. In San Antonio, we start pulling out our heavy blankets, coats, and think about starting a fire. Seriously, we don't do cold well here, but what we do very well here is...

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Fall Down Seven, Get up…just get up.

Fall Down Seven, Get up…just get up.

Unlike so many other years, I planned to make 2015 a far more productive year when it came to my health and wellness. Like so many, I’d allowed life obligations to get in the way of putting me first for an hour a day and each time I ate something. Comfort food had...

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Patricia Fischer speaks about supporting her best friend during her ovarian cancer journey as part of the Our Way Forward program created by TESARO, with The Moth, during the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s 2018 National Conference in New York.

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