Tag: Surviving cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October I start the month by preaching the importance of getting a mammogram. As you know, I found my 3 breast cancers through mammograms so I am once again imploring you to get your checkups. Now we’ve discovered it

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Breast Cancer Awareness

It’s time for me to be on my soapbox again.  As some of you know, I am a 3x breast cancer survivor who has had 16 surgeries, several rounds of radiation and chemo. All 3 of my cancers were found

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Skin Is In

  I  was in Punta Cana last week and you can’t imagine all the people sunning themselves by the pools.  Young, old, male, female, lots of kids……and all a golden brown.  They looked great, but it’s the wrong thing to

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An inside job for your health

I had some interesting comments from last week’s post.  More women than ever are concerned about the health of their mates.  And unfortunately, it is up to us to make sure our “men folk” are taking care of themselves. The

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Your Man and Cancer

by Gayle Carson… As you know this is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  However, this past week Ben Stiller was on TV talking about the fact that he had prostate cancer two years ago. He was freaked out (as he should

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Breast Cancer Month

This is all about breast cancer this month. Pink is in!! As most of you know, I am a three time breast cancer survivor and have had 16 surgeries including a double mastectomy. Yes, my chest looks like a road

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231,840 Women Will Be Diagnosed With Breast Cancer This Year

According to the National Cancer Institute, 231,840 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone.  The numbers are staggering and I can tell you as a 3x champion, they continue to amaze me. So many people have asked

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Your body is talking to you but are you listening?

  Every day I march myself to the gym to get my body moving.  At 77 that’s an important thing for me to do.  My workouts consist of aerobics, strength training, sculpting, stretching, the bike and something new called “piloxing.”

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