10 Christmas Gift Options for Your Tribe In Your Budget

December is here and it came rather quickly!  What will come even quicker is Christmas day!  Most of us have special people we have to take care of before Christmas with tokens  of appreciation. Everyone wants to know that they are appreciated and the Christmas season is the perfect time to do something a little extra for your tribe.  No matter if it’s your; child’s teachers/aid, staff, boss, Pastor, beautician, etc., here are some winners.

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9 Places for A Busy Girl to Create a Healthier Lunch World QUICKLY

Yesterday, I attended a local event in support of National Healthy Lunch Day. The goal from the American Diabetes Association was to move people toward making healthier choices for lunch.

I was happy to be amongst some of my city’s fitness professionals while supporting the national efforts of ADA and the local efforts of the Georgia Wellness and Fitness Festival.

9 Places for A Busy Girl to Create a HealthIer Lunch World QUICKLY  - Rx Fitness Lady

I am sharing a couple of the American Diabetes Association’s infographics today and dropping my 2 cents in as well!

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My Brazilian Hair Bust

I have made it perfectly clear on some of my initial posts, that I wear a sew in! After several attempts to keep a steady workout schedule while practicing good Hair care, the sew in is what won me over for appearance and maintenance purposes.  You should really give it a try if your hair is holding you back from exercise.

Women take their appearance SUPER serious (well, most women)! I had an experience that I must share for those of you who are in a similar boat as me.

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For the record, I didn’t like these pictures!

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A FVSU Homecoming Recap & Education Intelligence Test

Last weekend I returned to my alma mater as usual to celebrate HOMECOMING! The campus of Fort Valley State University owns some of my fondest memories.  I built the foundation for my pharmacy career, played collegiate basketball, pledged Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and much more while being there for four years.

This past homecoming was a little special as my line sisters and I were celebrating 15 years in sisterhood.  The homecoming committee pulled out all the stops so that we could  create new memories while celebrating the past.  I made a little video to share some of those moments with you.


One of my most memorable moments on campus when I was a student at FVSU came from a Delta workshop where a Delta D.E.A.R. (Deltas age 62 and above) was facilitating.

She said she was going to tell us the difference in leaving FVSU and being  a person that went to college verses being educated. 

I think EVERYONE  can do better if you know better, so on PFL today, we’re going to make sure you can pass the test!

Who knew education was based on your intellect AND social graces 🙂 ?

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Should Pharmacists Use the Title Doctor?

If you are a RPh (registered pharmacist) who completed your pharmacy education in a Doctor of Pharmacy program, do you use your Pharm.D. to apply handle to your name? Do you expect others to do so as well?

After last week finishing up the Presidential Debates for 2016, I figured you’d be craving for more 😉 .  I am humbly offering a debatable topic in honor of American Pharmacists Month.  I am going to argue a bit on both sides and you will see why.

If you are a regular reader of PFL, then you know that I am a Community Pharmacist and I have been practicing with the same company for the last 10 years. 

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I don’t think the question “Should Pharmacists Use the Title Doctor?” has a black and white answer.  I truly think it depends on the setting, so let’s discuss!

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The Importance of a Professional Mentor and the Four Letter Word Networking

Can you tell when someone is befriending you?  I can, and it’s a great feeling.  Establishing  mentor relationships are the same way.  Matter of fact, the mentor/mentee roles often times cross the lines over into friendship.  This is a necessary relationship for everyone in any profession.  You might not have to reach out to a mentor, they may take it upon themselves to be your mentor.  You have to keep your ears and eyes open and listen out for any opportunity.  You never know what type of mentor will be able to help you progress through your career.

Often times, we can find mentors through the internet.  Your mentor doesn’t even have to know you exist, but you need to have a team of them.

It’s American Pharmacists Month, so I am talking about my pharmacy mentors.  However, I have additional mentors in the areas of Group fitness instructor, blogging, and real estate investing.   I have to mention that mentors are not just important professionally.  I, like most of you, probably have mentors for church, family, and life in general.  I can’t get enough of talking about mentors.  Nobody starts out any adventure knowing it all.  Where would we all be without a little help along the way!

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Meatloaf No Ketchup: 10 Year Pharmacy Reunion Recap & 10 More Customer Service Confessions of a Community Pharmacist

I’m really not as stuck up as onlookers give me credit for and neither are my 2006 South University Pharmacy School graduating classmates. I write this in honor of a classic moment this past weekend in Savannah, GA while we were celebrating our 10 year reunion. Our class president ordered meatloaf in Savannah.  Yes, I know but it was highly recommended by a classmate that lives in Savannah.  When it came out, it was just a loaf, nothing on top. She kindly offered it to us, to which the response from one of the husbands of my classmates “meatloaf is supposed to have ketchup on it!”  The whole table started in about never seeing meatloaf without ketchup.  Then we quickly reminisced on an earlier lunch at The Old Pink House where everyone was wishing for hot sauce for their fried chicken!

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I think we were pleasantly in agreement that it was good to be a part of a successful, yet grounded group of pharmacists.

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October is American Pharmacists Month (APhM) with a goal of promoting the profession and getting the attention we deserve among our peers, patients, and communities.  There are so many ways to celebrate this month in practice and in the community.  I am choosing to blog through the eyes of my profession for the month.  I hope you enjoy!  What better way to start than share with you my reunion this past weekend and a walk down memory lane!  Just for fun, I’m throwing in more Customer Service Confessions of a Community Pharmacist, part 2 that is…

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How to Cut Your Wedding Guest List & 20 Wedding Pet Peeves

How can I cut this wedding guest list down?  Why are we spending so much money? Questions of a bride to be!

A bride can be intimidated into a much larger wedding guest list than her handbag desires when listening to parents, friends, family, etc.

I am going to give a very simple suggestion for combating this.

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An Uncontroversial Chiropractic Experience

Do you have a chiropractor on your health care team?  Do you view the practice of chiropractic care as unconventional?  When you mention going to visit a chiropractor, do you get responses that might comprise the word quack?

I do currently have a chiropractor on my team.  I did once view the practice as unconventional and I still get tossed quack statements if chiropractors come up.

Today, I am here to share my experience in adding a chiropractor to my health care team.

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35 Tips on How to “Live Healthy & Active. Be Prosperous.”

I turned 35 in June!  Hello September right?  I know this is late.  I wanted my birthday post to be a list of nuggets I’ve learned or developed to make life easier.  Here on PFL,  the focus is to deliver practical information and share the events along the way that accomplish the theme “Live Healthy & Active. Be Prosperous.”.  Welcome to my virtual birthday party where you get to receive the gifts!   Here are your party favors…

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