As a women who is approaching the end of her 30’s, I feel that it is my responsibility to be sure that we raise as much awareness as possible about this issue as it affects millions of women everyday. I met an amazing woman over the weekend who created the Barbells for Boobs foundation in 2009. The foundation helps women and men obtain the services that they need to get the proper screening, procedures and more....more
On Saturday April 25th and Sunday April 26th 2015, dedicated fighters and long timed survivors of Breast Cancer along with awareness supporters and those determined to press for a cure; will join with Houston Avon 39ers in a walk to end Breast Cancer, as they passionately take to the city streets and sidewalks of Houston, Texas....more
While October has been declared Breast Cancer awareness month, we all know that it affects families throughout the year. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and the second-most common cancer overall. Early detection and screenings along with educating yourself on the risk factors associated with the diagnosis and understanding treatment can improve your quality of life....more
Yesterday, I hope you found some amusement in me whining about air travel and baggage. If not amusement, perhaps you could at least relate to my frustrations. Today you will find a bit more from our journey.
Okay. Today's post might seem more like a rant than a post, but I will try to taper it a bit. And not be so ranty. But, I'm upset. I've been upset about this before and have managed to just roll my eyes and move on. This time it feels different and I really feel like maybe now is the time to say something. This is what appears in the AARP Magazine this month:...more
Imagine learning your baby sister is now fighting breast cancer, and a (well-meaning) nurse says, "You can't do that here." What happens next?? http://robinlk.com/2014/11/04/sorry-nurse-ratched/~ Robin...more