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Kara K.

There are so many C words that make your heart flutter like...couture, cashmere, or better yet closet! But somehow in my 30's, I had completely forgotten about other C words-words that make your heart feel like it has stopped. Words like carcinoma, cancer or chemo. I am a TV personality,... Full Bio
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CONQUERING THE WORLD...ONE DOG DAY AFTERNOON AT A TIME by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer     I'll never forget the morning of Nov. 25th, 2010. It was Thanksgiving. My body was rigid and stiff from a third sleepless night on a hospital cot.  I woke up to find ... Read on »
SEE TRUE SUCCESS by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer    Having breakfast, with my friend Mike Veny, we were laughing over eggs at all the ridiculous obstacles we’ve experienced in our lives.  I told Mike I believe a bump ... Read on »
STEP UP TO THE PLATE... FOR BOSTON by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer Once again, the hustle and bustle of an American work day was brought to a grinding halt by another tragedy.  A day that should be filled with joy and celebration was l ... Read on »
KEEPING IT SIMPLE!!! by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer So there is nothing simple about cancer. Just as there is nothing simple about any unplanned bump in the road of life.   When Brian was originally diagnosed two years a ... Read on »
SURVIVING ...SURVIVING by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer Survivor is a funny word. It has this ring to it that implies all you need to do is earn the title and suddenly everything is OK.  My husband, Brian, is an easy go ... Read on »
WHATS UP YOUR BUTT? by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer Some important information:   1.) Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. 2.) Although there has been a significant rise i ... Read on »
WHAT IS THAT SILLY SLIT IN MY SPANX? by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer THE SECRET TO THE SLIT IN YOUR SPANX... Boys laugh at bathroom banter.  But as gabby as us gals can be, the bathroom...is usually A BOYCOTTED subje ... Read on »
IF YOU ARE NOT DEAD YET... HERE IS A WAY TO START LIVING!!! by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer Welcome back to the rebirth of my new blog now titled: "Life Into Lemonade".  I have missed you all so much!  I thought it would be fitting to launch a blog all about ho ... Read on »
SIZING UP OUR SISTERS by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer So what is it about us gals? Let's face it, ladies, I don't know who we check out more:  ourselves... or other chics! NO SHE DIDN'T JUST WEAR A DRESS ON CASUAL FRIDAY! ... Read on »
DRESSING UP FOR THE "C" WORD by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer The days to come felt like months as I prepared for our war on cancer.  I found Brian the best doctors and the best surgeon.  I spent hours preparing and growing food fo ... Read on »
WHEN THE "C" WORD INVADES YOUR CLOSET: PART 7 'LIFE IN THE FAST LANE' by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer  "Dr. Fancy" slid into the exam room like Kramer from Seinfeld with a smile and a handshake. (Except he was wearing a turban and is a Sikh ) "Hello Kara!  How are ... Read on »
TODAY'S INSPIRATION by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer "If you have the mind set that foods and nature can not help cure and prevent disease then you would also believe that alcohol abuse does not cause cirrhosis of the liv ... Read on »
"WHEN THE 'C' WORD INVADES YOUR CLOSET PART 6.5 "LEARNING TO LAUGH A LITTLE" by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer As we walked into the white, pristine Beverly Hills office I found myself wishing we were invisible. I used to be so anonymous that the receptionist, the nurse, and the ... Read on »
WHEN THE "C" WORD INVADES YOUR CLOSET PART 6: "FOOTBALL, FRIENDS & FACEBOOK" by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer   It was a Saturday morning and usually whoever woke up first, (AKA Brian), would jump up and down on the bed yelling, "Get up!  Get up!  The game is almost on!" ... Read on »
WORLD WAR "C" by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer   "It was 5am. I was wide awake. So I snuck out of bed to Brian's office. Or what would have been Brian's office if I had not taken it over as my dressing room.   ... Read on »
WHEN THE "C" WORD INVADES YOUR CLOSET PART 4 'PJ's, PRODUCE AND POISONS' by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer It was 7:30 a.m. and the sun was peeking through our bedroom blinds.  For a second I thought, "It was all a bad dream", but as I rubbed my eyes into focus, reality was t ... Read on »
WHEN THE "C" WORD INVADES YOUR CLOSET: PART 3 'UNEXPECTED EMAILS AND ANGELS' by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer Outside the Santa Monica Scan Center the world seemed normal.  It was 3pm and a typical November day in LA’s west side. Bad traffic.  Unbearable heat.  Brian and I c ... Read on »
WHEN THE "C" WORD INVADES YOUR CLOSET. PART 2: 'ANXIETY,ANGER AND ANSWERS' by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer   After the news, I told Brian I had to go to the bathroom.  I walked out of the door and found myself frozen in the hallway. The walls started to feel like they ... Read on »
WHEN THE "C" WORD INVADES YOUR CLOSET by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer There are so many C words that make your heart flutter like...couture, cashmere, or better yet closet!  I have to admit that I am a big fan of most C words...especially ... Read on »
LIAR,LIAR, PANTS ON FIRE by Kara K. Posted in: Blog Posts in Colon Cancer Nobody likes a liar.  In fact,I have never met a single person who has ever told me, "I enjoy people who lie." According to Wikipedia; a lie is a known untruth express ... Read on »