Football Took My Birth Father Too Soon It Will Not Take My Son

It takes a family to raise an athlete #SportsparentZ

You probably know I am a Sportsparent to AAU Illinois Wolves and Whitney Young Magnet High School baller Skyler Nash (#SportsparentZ), but do you know about my sports heritage? My father Chuck Holton played for the Harlem Globetrotters, which makes my son’s basketball career very understandable right? However, I was adopted. My birth father, Greg “Grape Juice” Johnson, was a high ranking football player for the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was also drafted by the Miami Dolphins but only played semi pro with the Racine Raiders. I don’t know very much about him, not because I don’t want to but because he died too soon. He died of dementia in March of 2010. [Read more...]

Breaking Down Walls With The Women’s Health Awareness Council

The Women's Health Awareness Council

Making my health a priority has been my focus this year ever since getting my health insurance reinstated. I waited a long time. [Read more...]

Back To School Immunizations Made Easy at Walgreens

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Go Back Happy and Healthy #cbias #Shop #MLTVkids

What is easy to do, a requirement for school, a way to give back, and a teachable moment all rolled into one? Why back to school immunizations at Walgreens of course!  [Read more...]

Qualifying Life Events Re-Open The Door To ACA Health Insurance

 #TakeCareChat with @GetCoveredUS #MLTVFit

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After being pushed out of my job I spent years without insurance. It was terrifying. It was also costly. It cost my quality of health. It cost my business for time lost to deal with health interruptions that took quadruple time to nurse. It cost and cost and cost. Luckily for me the ACA passed, [Read more...]

7 Things Parents Should Know About Heroin

7 Things Parents Should Know About Heroin #MLTVtips

I served as a foreperson on a jury for the first time on April 1st. Yes, April Fool’s day. Believe me the irony is not lost on me. It was a heroin drug case. A delivery charge specifically. We found the defendant not guilty because the state just didn’t prove its’ case. However, the scenario was very plausible because heroin dealing and delivery is huge in Illinois. [Read more...]