Hello All, I hope everybody had a wonderful weekend. Mine was very nice and pink all over!!!
Yes, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month a.k.a Pink Month and in some cases Boobies Month...
And in my case it has a very special meaning since my Mom is a survivor from this terrible and awful disease.
So, in order to give some support I joined one of our local dive shops in their effort to get some donations for the Cancer Society of the Cayman Islands and specially the Breast Cancer research and projects.
It was a diving activity that required participants to wear something pink, because of my back issues I did not participate on the diving part, but I did give them a donation and came over for the prize giving and some raffles!
|my friend Emma giving a speech|
|some of the prices and donation box|
|Joe and Helen ready to enjoy some pink "juice" and cupcakes!|
It's so great to see more and more people and business joining the campaign of awareness about this very real and critical disease that affects some many women and even man...
I tell you, if you think "this won't ever happen to me", you are wrong, it could happen and it's very important to detect it early to fight it and win, just like my Mom did.
So, get tested and do not take for granted all the education and support that it's out there.
In the case of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, they give away free mammograms during the month of October if in case it's not cover by your insurance and you need to get tested. I am not sure if this is the case of the city where you live, but perhaps some research on the matter is necessary.
But besides Mammograms, it's very important to check yourself and if you ever feel that there's something you don't feel or think it's right, talk to somebody and see a doctor....
Have a wonderful day!!!