In addition to this story here, this past year my mother had a breast tumor. Thankfully in was benign and I was able to go home for the surgery. Even if cancer doesn’t run in your family please do your breast exams, go to your check ups, get your teeth cleaned, take your medication, go see your therapist. Just take care of yourself, mentally and physically
You’ll notice that my blog and social media (links below) have all been turned pink because, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month stores will fill a section of their building with all things pink, NFL teams will wear pink with their uniforms, and money will be raised all over the country for research and treatments.
I’ve always supported breast cancer awareness because I always thought that it was a good cause (just like wearing red for cardiac care or purple for domestic violence awareness). However, now I support this cause for much more personal reasons. When I was a freshman in college my Aunt Helen was diagnosed with Stage 3 Breast Cancer. We got her diagnosis on September 7th which is also a friends birthday. We had plans to go out that night and I was trying really hard to not dampen the mood while we were supposed…
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