October is always a weird month for me, all of the breast cancer awareness stuff bothers me. First of all, one month to this…well, it’s crap.
Second of all, most of the money spent on pink products doesn’t actually go to where we think it goes, and if it does, it’s not much.
This week I wrote two posts about this month and I’d love to share them with you now. The first one is HERE… this is titled “Pink Smink.” About the hype of pink products and what Breast Cancer awareness really means.
The next one is HERE.. this is titiled “Feel ‘Em Up Ladies.” I think you might have a sense of what this one is about.
She is 32 years old. She has three young children and she started her chemo treatments two weeks ago.
I despise breast cancer.
I have been tested for the gene..and I am not a carrier.
It is not about wearing pink. As much as I love pink, it’s not.
It’s about donating to research to find the cure AND
It’s about knowing your breasts, checking them every single month, getting regular mammograms and not ignoring anything.
This summer, the charity event The Rose Run will take place for the 6th time. This is the event I started with my family in memory and honor of my mother. You can participate in it too! LA and people around the world have run or walked this race since it started.
Check your breasts Burbank!