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Most importantly, I recognize the importance of staying present. It’s this present-moment
awareness that serves as my greatest daily teacher. And with the pink-hued mania now
lighting up October, we all have the opportunity to infuse our support and awareness
with a healthy dose of mindfulness. Here are a few tips:
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CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
by Paige Davis, a survivor’s blog
For many breast cancer survivors, including
myself, the pink frenzy of October can be a
confusing time. On the one hand, as a survivor, I
appreciate this raised awareness and am grateful
for the role it has played in my own healing
journey. The opportunities to get involved and
show support are plentiful. Fashion, beauty,
food and design invite us to purchase pink in
the name of breast cancer awareness, but that
also makes it confusing.
For the most part, I’m past my cancer bubble. I
don’t think about it every day. And yet, I can’t
deny some old habits from that time still kick in.
Every now and then, I’ll wake up on a Thursday
thinking it’s chemo day. Occasionally, I’ll step out
of the shower and see the scars on my body and
just stare in wonder: How did this happen? And
while it happens much less, I admittedly still get
hit with overwhelming moments of emotion
that wash over me at the most unpredictable
1. Be mindful of your body: Early detection is key in any disease, especially breast cancer.
This is an ideal time to schedule a mammogram for yourself or remind a loved one. You can
also commit to performing monthly self-exams, which is how I found my cancer. Treat your
body with personal mindfulness and attention.
2. Connect with loved ones. Most likely, we all know someone who is going through
or has been through some type of cancer, breast or otherwise. Reach out to that person
and let them know you’re thinking of them. It’s the random texts, calls and social media
messages that mean the world to anyone who has been touched by cancer. If you are more
of a “doer,” offer something more tangible: arrange for a cleaning service; organize meals;
offer rides to appointments; gift cozy items for chemo days; and sending fresh flowers.
My cousins came together and arranged to have weekly flowers delivered throughout my
treatment - that was amazing.
3. Show your support mindfully. There is no question that the big foundations can play
a pivotal role when it comes to cancer research and finding a cure. Consider embracing
causes that support overall women’s health and helping the diseases that don’t receive the
level of awareness and support that breast cancer does.
4. Donate with intention. I’ve also been on the other side of watching loved ones go
through cancer, so I understand the helplessness. I get the desire to take action and do
something - anything. If dyeing your hair pink or buying a designer handbag makes you
feel like you’re helping, then by all means do it. But do the research and understand where
the funds are going and make sure that resonates with you.
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10 Ideas for
While Halloween might look different this year, that doesn’t
mean it should be boring. Who would have thought social
distancing recommendations that first came about in March
would still be in effect in October? However, given the
ongoing coronavirus pandemic, you’ll have to take some
precautions to make sure your Halloween is safe. But, just
because you’ll need to put some more thought into this
year’s spooky celebrations, doesn’t mean they need to be
any less fun. Here you’ll find our favorite (safe) ideas for
your quarantine Halloween. From a movie night to outdoor
outings, it’s time to get planning.
Watch a Spooky Movie: There’s certainly no shortage of
Halloween movies. From family friendly classics (Hocus
Pocus, Casper) to horror flicks (Halloween, Silence of the
Lambs), there’s something in the Halloween œuvre for
everyone. Swap your popcorn for candy corn and let the
movie marathon begin.
Visit a Pumpkin Patch: Already a great autumnal outdoor
activity, many pumpkin patches, apple orchards and farms
are implementing social distancing protocols for their visitors.
Make sure to grab some apple cider while you’re there.
Carve Jack-O’-Lanterns: Once you’re done
picking the pumpkins, it’s obviously time to
carve. Whether you’re aiming for a classic
jack-o’-lantern face or a more original design,
pumpkin carving is the perfect activity to do
outdoors, distanced from friends or with kids
Decorate Your House: Choose either a cute or
spooky aesthetic and then fashion your digs
appropriately. Grab a scarecrow, decorative
gourds and maybe even some hay to elevate
Take a Drive or Hike: In many areas, October also brings stunning fall foliage. A
perfect way to embrace the season is to drive and observe the changing leaves. Better
yet, get outside and fully immerse yourself in autumn with a nature hike.
Bake Some Sweet Treats: Who says Halloween is all about the candy? This is the
perfect time to get creative with your baking. Decorate some spooky cookies or build
a (haunted) gingerbread house. You’ll have both an activity and a yummy dessert.
Host a Zoom Halloween Party: If you can’t physically attend a Halloween party this
year, don’t forgo celebrating. Get a group of friends together and plan a time for you
all to dress up, catch up and enjoy. Costumes mandatory (at least from the waist up).
Stir Up a Spooky Cocktail: Fetch the dry ice and grab the tequila-time to make some
on-theme drinks. And for the little ones? A Halloween mocktail is sure to excite.
Craft a Halloween Playlist: There are more Halloween-themed tunes than you’d
expect. There’s the age-old classic “The Monster Mash,” along with more modern
interpretations like “Heads Will Roll” and “She Wolf.” So, build a playlist curated to your
tastes and let the costumed dance party begin.
Decorate Themed Face Masks: There is perhaps no more “2020” Halloween activity
than decorating a face mask. Whether you’re doing it for yourself or with your kids,
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Celebrate Halloween Safely
YOU CAN STILL HAVE YOUR TRICKS AND TREATS—
WITH A TWIST.
By Lisa Milbrand
At this point, we’ve mastered the Zoom party, the socially distanced backyard soiree, and the safest
way to host family and friends. Now we get to put our newfound safe socializing skills to the test
with the first big event of the fall/winter holiday season: Halloween. With Halloween falling on
a Saturday this year and several challenging months behind us (and likely more to come), it’s
only natural that people want to celebrate, big time. But many of the traditional things to do on
Halloween—parties, parades, haunted houses, and crowds of kids trick-or-treating—may feel a
little questionable during a pandemic. But don’t cancel your Halloween costume order or forget
your ideas for easy Halloween costumes just yet. With a little creativity, you can still have a spooky
time without putting your health or the health of others at risk. Read on for our smart ideas for a
safe Halloween 2020 during coronavirus.
1 - Tweak your trick-or-treat routine
Trick-or-treating may still be in the cards, as long as the COVID-19 numbers near you are relatively
low. “Just like we check the weather on Halloween to see what precautions and extra gear might be
needed, knowing the current state of COVID-19 in your community will be important in determining
if it is safe or not,” says Michelle Barron, MD, medical director for infection prevention and control at
UCHealth in Aurora, Colo. “Follow the current rules and guidance being given at the state
and local level, and do a risk/benefit analysis based on the health of the individuals
trick-or-treating and those who live in the household and decide if the risk of getting
potentially exposed to someone with COVID-19 is worth the bag of treats.” If you can’t
trick or treat the traditional way due to the pandemic, look for ways to manage it creatively. You
can buy your kiddo’s favorite candy and let her trick-or-treat door to door within your house, or
have her walk through the neighborhood so she can show off her costume, then come home to a
special treat or toy.
2 - Find a safe way to give out treats
Dr. Barron recommends individually wrapping up treats and putting them out in your yard or on
your stoop so there’s space between the bags for people to easily pick them up. You can put them
on a blanket on the lawn or a table on your driveway or porch. And if you’re game to go through a
lot of hand sanitizer and wear a mask, you could still hand out the treats yourself. “If you are going
to hand out candy, I would recommend having a small bottle of hand sanitizer and using it before
handing out the treats,” Dr. Barron says. “This is probably a better approach than having a bowl that
many hands can reach into at one time.”
3 - Work a (real) mask into your costume
This is the year to break out your ninja costume—or slip a second safety mask under your
Michael Myers or ghost masks: whatever you have to do to make a Halloween costume with a
mask. Doubling up the masks is safe, Dr. Barron says, but comfort is also key. “If you are wearing
another mask under a rubber mask, you want to make sure that it doesn’t get too hot and that the
person wearing it can easily breathe,” she says. Sadly, your Halloween mask probably isn’t up to par
as a safety device. “Most Halloween masks are not designed to contain droplets,” Dr. Barron says.
4 - Keep the party outdoors
As with most entertaining these days, outdoors (and small) is best if you want to throw a Halloween
party. “Masking and social distancing are still important,” Dr. Barron says. “Food and drinks should be
prepackaged or in single servings and hand sanitizers should be readily accessible. Setting up chairs and
tables so that everyone can be social but still maintain space between each other should be considered.”
5 - Research events before you go
If you’re a big fan of picking pumpkins, hay mazes, costume parades, and haunted houses, you may
still be able to take part. But do your research beforehand to see how they’re planning to make it
safer (such as limiting participants or requiring masks), to see if you’re comfortable with their plans.
And as with everything else, outdoors is better. “Outdoor activities like pumpkin picking and corn
mazes are great things to do and are probably lower risk than other types of indoor activities as long
as masks are used and social distancing is adhered to,” Dr. Barron says.
6 Get creative with your celebrations
There are plenty of ways to get your Halloween on, so think outside the box. Set up a movie
projector and screen and host a marathon of your favorite Halloween movies on Netflix in your
backyard for a few friends, or host a Zoom dance party where your friends can gather and learn the
“Thriller” choreography or do the “Time Warp” all together. “Let creativity reign!” Dr. Barron advises.
“I never thought I would have fun at Zoom Dance party, but I did this for a friend's birthday and it
was pretty great.” You never know what might become a new Halloween tradition.
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How to Carve A Pumpkin
When it comes to pumpkin carving, the idea is to have fun. We’ve
got tips on carving the best pumpkin, as well as how to pick a good
pumpkin for carving!
HOW TO PICK A GOOD PUMPKIN FOR CARVING
Look for one that is a little misshapen. Inspect it for soft spots (especially
the end opposite the stem). Reject a pumpkin that has soft spots, they
will cause it to deteriorate quickly. Remember, your pumpkin doesn’t
have to sit on its base, in fact, that’s often its weakest spot.
Let the pumpkin guide the shape of the face: An elongated pumpkin
should have an elongated face. A fat and happy pumpkin should have
a fat and happy face.
HOLLOW OR WHOLE?
There are two reasons for hollowing: (1) If the inside is going to be
exposed (through the mouth, etc.), it looks better if it is hollowed
neatly. (2) If you plan to light the pumpkin from the inside, it must be
hollow. You can hollow it out from a hole in the back instead of the top,
so that the look of the face isn’t affected. If you’re illuminating with a
candle, you need to hollow from the top to allow the heat and smoke
Use a water-based marker to outline the face that you want to carve.
First, draw a line down the center to establish symmetry. Then sketch
the nose, the approximate center of the face. Once you’re satisfied with
the details, trace over the lines using a permanent marker. For carving,
basic kitchen implements, such as a paring knife or a steak knife with
a standard - not serrated - blade that’s not going to bend, work well.
You can also use a standard jigsaw blade. Otherwise, improvise: Use a
melon-ball cutter to make circles, for example.
MAKE A FACE
To achieve a three-dimensional appearance, carve the entire pumpkin.
Exaggerate the features. (If you aren’t sure what teeth really look like or
how the gum line works, smile and look in the mirror.) If the pumpkin is
frowning, carve wrinkles under the mouth. To add character, carve a lot
of “crow’s feet” lines around the eyes. Consider using the stem as the
nose and inserts such as radishes for the eyes or cut eyeballs from the
back of the pumpkin and hold them in place with toothpicks.
CARVE WITH CARE
Use two hands at all times: one to control the blade and the other to
control the pressure with which you cut (and thus the depth). Take care
not to jab the blade into the pumpkin; you don’t want to cut all the
way through the rind - except to determine its depth. The thickness of
the rind will vary, not only from pumpkin to pumpkin, but also within
one pumpkin. To determine your pumpkin’s average depth, cut a
core sample where you want an eye or a nostril to be. Keep that piece
nearby as a reminder of how deep you can safely cut.
ENJOY IT WHILE IT LASTS
Pumpkins, which are actually a fruit, not a vegetable, are 90 percent
water, so after carving they usually last only three days to a week. A
jack-o’-lantern with a surface carving will last longer than one that
is cut all the way through. Putting a candle or other light inside will
shorten its life span, as the heat that results can “cook” the pumpkin
and reduce its longevity to a matter of hours. For a bright, shiny finish,
spray Armor All on the pumpkin and rub it in. Paint will not preserve a
pumpkin. However, if you decide to paint your pumpkin for decoration,
use a water-based latex paint and wait at least an hour after carving
so that the cuts you have made in the pumpkin have a chance to dry.
October 2020 | The Lakes
During the coronavirus
pandemic, we are:
Screening all patients,
ensuring only those without
COVID-19 symptoms are
seen in the office.
Houston Methodist West Hospital
can see you safely.
Getting your annual mammogram is one of the most
important steps you can take to stay healthy. That’s why
our Breast Care Centers are taking every necessary
precaution during the coronavirus pandemic to keep
you and our staff members safe.
Wearing masks and other
personal protective equipment
while providing patient care.
BREAST CARE CENTER
AT WEST HOSPITAL
BARKER CYPRESS ROAD
to disinfect all equipment
Redesigning waiting rooms
and check-in procedures
to ensure social distancing.
Visit houstonmethodist.org/breast-care or call 832.522.7465
to schedule your mammogram today. We do not require a doctor’s
order for your annual screening mammogram.
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Your Community is Fighting Back
We have already won the case, but...
you must file your claim to be eligible for compensation.
After Harvey, the Army Corps of Engineers refused to take responsibility for
intentionally using Upstream properties to store storm water. After a hard-fought
courtroom battle in 2019, Judge Lettow issued his decision. He found the
government liable under the Fifth Amendment for the intentional flooding of
Upstream homes and businesses. In a landmark case, Judge Lettow ruled that
intentional government action was the sole cause of the Upstream flooding.
Upstream residents have filed lawsuits to protect and enforce their Fifth
Amendment rights to just compensation. Attorney Armi Easterby is honored to
represent over 1,300 Upstream families and businesses.
The Chief Judge of the Court of
Federal Claims picked attorney Armi
Easterby to serve as Co-Lead Counsel
to protect the rights of individual
plaintiffs. Armi and his legal team
have taken the lead in obtaining
sworn testimonies from dozens of
government witnesses in
Washington, D.C., West Virginia, and
Texas. Pictures and videos from our
Upstream plaintiffs helped to prove
that the Army Corps’ actions were
the sole cause of flooding. Litigation
is still ongoing to determine financial
compensation and there is still time
to file a claim.
Get a free consultation
with no obligation.
You must file a claim to
Principal office in Houston, TX
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