Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I lost my Mom to breast cancer in 1996 & the disease is still claiming so many loved ones.

I’ve changed my blog’s background color to pink for breast cancer awareness month (many thanks & much respect to Rae for giving me the idea!!).


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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