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Melissa McAllister

A creative introvert who mistakenly thought she was an extrovert. A seeker of sorts and purveyor of "me toos". When she's not writing - she's loving on her peeps and furbabies. Friendship, nature and a good antidepressant are her lifesavers.

Where Are All The Silver Linings?

Update:  It’s May 2017 and among other things, it’s Mental Health Awareness Month. Approximately ...

Feeling Chemotherapy

It was January 2014.  In the shower, Nisha Sondhe felt something every woman dreads.  ...

Welcome April & Rebecca

It is our absolute honor to welcome two incredible women to The Underbelly team!  As ...

Book Review – In-Between Days: A Memoir About Living with Cancer

In-Between Days: A Memoir About Living with Cancer By Teva Harrison, Toronto Canada, House of ...

Our Favorite Things: Feel Good Go-Tos

Each month we compile a little list of our (the editors) favorite things, trying ...

It’s Not “Just” A Biopsy

We recently shared an article The Dirty Little Secret About Breast Biopsies by Amy ...

The Underbelly Meets Sweatpants & Coffee

Before you put another heart status on Facebook in the name of “awareness” you need ...

Coffee Chat #4

Pheeew! We made it through the holidays! Welcome back to our weekly coffee and ...

12 Days of Self-Care

Here are some must-do self-care practices to help you stay energized, fulfilled and happy. ...