Remembering Joanne Borgella ( Season 7 American Idol Contestant and Wilhelmina Model Diagnosed with Cancer …Passes Away

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Joanne Borgella, 32 Years Old, was diagnosed with Cancer in October 2013 and after recently battling with painful headaches was told the cancer had spread  It is never an easy pill to swallow when you know of someone who is facing a horrible illness, and it is even harder when you find out that this person so full of life, beautiful, talented and extremely optimistic about the outcome of the illness passes away. I mean yes we all know that once you hear those words, “You have CANCER”, that there is a possibility if even a slight one that you may not live through it, but then there is still that small piece of you that hopes that you will. Many ask Why & How this could happen to someone so young and vibrant yet still  be faced with such a horrible deadly illness. Well while i have many questions, I choose to remember the impact I had on her spirit if even for a moment while she lived. Last October I wrote about Joanne’s journey and battle with cancer, and at that time she had just released a video about her diagnosis, even though her outer appearance seemed to be in good spirits to the naked eye, her eyes said something different. She was afraid, but yet still hopeful and her sharing her journey with the world wasn’t just about sharing with her fans, no, it was about her having the courage to accept this journey that had been placed upon her, it was her way of speaking hope into herself even more than it was about the fans, cause the truth is, Continue reading “Remembering Joanne Borgella ( Season 7 American Idol Contestant and Wilhelmina Model Diagnosed with Cancer …Passes Away”

Journey To Better Phase 2- Day 23- Key Factors That Determine If You Are Healthy Or NOT.

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So we are on Day 23 of Phase 2 Journey to Better Challenge, and so far the main focus has been on Mental, Emotional,& Spiritual health. Reason being is so many focus on the outer results and miss the key elements resulting in yo yo dieting and not many results that last beyond the moment you are in. This journey is about sustaining lasting results, and this is only obtained when you work on the inside out. Releasing baggage that holds you captive. Once these things are dealt with you are able to stick to the goals you set and achieve the ultimate results. Now many are confused on what being healthy really means. Is it your size jeans, is it the size of your hips, bottom or chest. Not quite. being healthy is not based on your outer appearance alone. Although in most cases it is a clear indication of unhealthiness, what determines your overall health are the  maintenance of your inner self.  Below are some things to check and gain control over to ensure overall better health!

Re Release of Highly Anticipated Docu-Film ” REVEALED”: Embracing The inner you! Part 1

 

I am so excited to Announce the RE RELEASE of my Original Documentary released originally Last year ” Revealed“. This film really allowed me to dig deep and embrace the different yet very simular characteristics many of us face or have faced in life. This experience was truly one of the most amazing experiences I’ve ever experienced, and I am so excited that the reviews had been incredible. Being featured on DOCUMENTARY TV, countless media outlets, and interviews surrounding the film made me realize that I am able to do incredible things by using my voice and sharing not only my struggles and how I overcame,  but also encouraging others to do the same.  In August Continue reading “Re Release of Highly Anticipated Docu-Film ” REVEALED”: Embracing The inner you! Part 1″

Young, Brave, & Courageous 31 year old Joanne Borgella( Season 7 American Idol Contestant and Wilhemina Model Diagnosed with Cancer #B.Brave

Young, Brave, & Courageous 31 year old Joanne Borgella( Season 7 American Idol Contestant and Wilhemina  Model Diagnosed with Cancer #B.Brave

You may have seen her face from being 7th season top 24 finalist of International show “American Idol”, you may have seen her face among promotional advertisements for Torrid and Ashley Stewart Clothing Brands, Walmart, Kohl’s Or featured ads in Essence Magazine, Seventeen, and in-style to name a few.But no matter where you have seen her you know that she has made a huge impact for women of all Ethnicity,especially African American women who are considered Continue reading “Young, Brave, & Courageous 31 year old Joanne Borgella( Season 7 American Idol Contestant and Wilhemina Model Diagnosed with Cancer #B.Brave”

October is BreastCancer Awareness Month: How are you making a difference?#B.Brave

October is BreastCancer Awareness Month: How are you making a difference?#B.Brave

Cancer is No question one of the Most deadliest, fastest progressing diseases today! Affecting not only our breast in women and men, but also skin, brain, eyes, mouth, ovaries, Continue reading “October is BreastCancer Awareness Month: How are you making a difference?#B.Brave”