About Erica Johnson

Apart from being a complete workaholic and entrepreneur, my passions include traveling, home design/remodeling, working out and spending time with my husband & (growing) family! We are parents to our 75lb fur baby, a yellow lab named Missy, and welcomed our first baby girl, Noelle, in November (and my husband thought we had pink and bling before!)
3 08, 2020

Easy Ways to Help Reduce Inflammation

By |2020-07-27T10:42:53-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on Easy Ways to Help Reduce Inflammation

Whether going through breast cancer treatment or trying to boost your daily health regimen, reducing inflammation can provide wonderful relief to aches and pains that many people don’t even realize.  Aching joints, swelling hands/feet, headaches ---so many of these common aches and pains can be directly tied to inflammation.  Good news is, reducing [...]

24 07, 2020

What To Expect From An Online Support Group

By |2020-07-21T11:11:28-05:00July 24th, 2020|Inspiration|Comments Off on What To Expect From An Online Support Group

In a current era where so much of life has turned to online technology to educate students, run companies, and keep connected with family during this COVID-19 change of life, the same is true for breast cancer support groups.  Online support groups have always been a ‘thing’ but since COVID, keeping patients safe [...]

6 07, 2020

Common Cosmetic Chemicals You Should Avoid

By |2020-07-02T15:35:42-05:00July 6th, 2020|Style|Comments Off on Common Cosmetic Chemicals You Should Avoid

When it comes to the cosmetic counter or your local grocery store, do you ever really read the labels and what kind of chemicals are in the every day cosmetic products you use?  Did you know that there are common cosmetic chemicals that are considered a higher risk chemical than others?  So here [...]

26 06, 2020

How to Deal With Chemo Brain During Breast Cancer Treatment

By |2020-06-23T11:54:05-05:00June 26th, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on How to Deal With Chemo Brain During Breast Cancer Treatment

Chemo Brain…it’s a real thing. It’s something that frustrates many women, but taking proactive measures, talking with other patients and learning what is working for them, can help in the process. Chemo brain truly is something that is commonly heard of when going through breast cancer treatment. So how do you cope and keep [...]

12 06, 2020

5 Healthy Summer Recipes to Try

By |2020-06-08T11:21:07-05:00June 12th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on 5 Healthy Summer Recipes to Try

Backyard grilling, beach blanket picnics and poolside relaxing…pretty much sums up the fun of summer.   Lots of family time, lots of Vitamin D time (of course, with sunblock) and lots of time for fresh summer meals the whole family will enjoy. Summertime is one of my personal favorite times of the year to [...]

26 05, 2020

5 Simple Activities to Help Relieve Anxiety

By |2020-05-26T09:59:13-05:00May 26th, 2020|Wellness|1 Comment

Sleepless nights?  Worried about the future?  Anxiety seem to be around 24/7 (especially given the current quarantine and COVID-19 conditions?)  You are not alone.  Many people are making the comment that during this difficult, trying, changing times, their anxiety is at an all-time high.  So how can you try to unwind and relieve [...]

15 05, 2020

How to Spice Up Your Weekly Dinner Recipes

By |2020-05-15T09:27:17-05:00May 15th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on How to Spice Up Your Weekly Dinner Recipes

It’s dinner time somewhere…and with us all having been quarantined in over the past 2+ months, if you’re like me, you’ve done your FAIR SHARE of cooking!  For me, I love to cook, so this hasn’t been THAT big of a deal, but keeping things creative and different each week has been my [...]

24 04, 2020

Easy Healthy Baking Recipes to Whip Up During Quarantine

By |2020-04-20T12:03:19-05:00April 24th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Easy Healthy Baking Recipes to Whip Up During Quarantine

Whether it’s quarantine cooking or just any basic day, there’s something about baking in your kitchen that brings warm and happy thoughts.  In our house, muffins and cookies typically top our ‘baking’ lists, however ever since being quarantined at home, I’ve expanded my baking horizons with my daughter and have taken on some [...]

27 03, 2020

Cancer Fighting Foods to Incorporate Into Your Diet

By |2020-03-23T14:56:19-05:00March 27th, 2020|Recipes|Comments Off on Cancer Fighting Foods to Incorporate Into Your Diet

Let’s face it, we’re all stuck inside with this COVID-19 crisis going on.  Eating is a coping mechanism and many people have the tendency to find ‘comfort’ in junk food.  But this whole epidemic should be an eye-opening time for us all about our health and just how much we need to take [...]

2 03, 2020

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

By |2020-03-02T10:23:12-06:00March 2nd, 2020|Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

It’s a trendy thing you see on social media or in the news: gut health. But what does gut health exactly mean and how does it pertain to YOUR health and breast cancer prevention?  Keep reading, you’ll be amazed and intrigued. At The Breast Cancer Charities of America we talk about whole person [...]