Victoria Gouletas sensibly waited until after a Nor'easter had passed through their Connecticut town before venturing out to check for damage to her family's home. What she could not have expected was that a tree limb, weakened by the storm, would suddenly fall on her, forever altering the course of life for her and her family.
A new baby is on the way and Trans Activist and motivational Speaker Aydian Dowling, and his wife, Jenilee, are clearly focused on planning for the future. This involves the need to think through how all the new things and new experiences they are going through will fit into their already crazy lifestyle.
At 15, Caly Bevier put her life on hold to battle ovarian cancer. Now, at 18, with her music propelling her forward, Caly is ready to release her new single, "Head Held High", and leave cancer in her dust.
Sonya del Gallego is a small, powerfully built, cheerful woman who doesn't exactly fit the profile of what one imagines when they think of a sumo wrestler. Not surprisingly, she is defiant in challenging gender stereotypes, and is an advocate for being yourself, regardless of whether it fits society's standards of "normal".
It's a given that adopting a dog from a shelter is a roll of the dice. There is typically little information about what that animal has been through and for how long, and the best you can do when you visit is take in what you see, hear, and feel and make your decision.
On this episode of Barely Breathing Ballerina, Bailey's life is chaotic. She is about to go into the hospital on Tuesday for three major surgeries, all follow-ups to the minor incidents she has been having all summer, mostly caused by her cystic fibrosis. Her anxiety about the surgery is amplified knowing that her family will also be under stress.
Identical twin sisters Joy Paoletti and Judy Vig grew up in a large Italian family, and delicious home-cooked meals were the centerpiece of their upbringing. As adults, they went on to make a career out of their love for cooking. Joy and Judy wrote cookbooks, appeared on various shows on The Food Network and were well on their way to becoming big names as TV chefs. But in September 2012, their lives changed forever.