On My Mind

Own It

Here it is – January 2018! How are you feeling so far this New Year? In years past, I might have written a blog or had events titled similar to “A New Year – A New You” or “Feel Fabulous Now.” While my intention is and has always been to encou...

Pelvic Health Happenings

Many of you know me as Jen, the Spirit of Women coordinator for Allegan General Hospital. But did you also know I have been a nurse for 18 years, a nurse practitioner for eight years as well as pelvic health navigator of the Allegan Pelvic Wellness Center...

Live Well on Purpose

It is hard to believe I have been in health care now for over 20 years. One of my first jobs was working in an assisted living facility at the age of 16. Since then, I have steadily worked in health care with various populations and places. I have worked ...

#LoveYourSelfie

I am so excited to announce a new AGH Spirit of Women initiative for 2016 called “Love your Selfie.”  The goal of this initiative is to raise awareness about body image and self-esteem. Community members can join in the crusade for developing a healt...

Learning to Create Less Stress & More Joy in My Life

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday last week. I hope you took some time for yourself, relaxed, had a nourishing meal and lots of laughs with loved ones. Last week I took time off to be with my family and to relax. Thanksgiving is one of my fa...