Thursday, October 1, 2009

A Brighter Shade of Pink

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Christina has suggested posting "pink thoughts" every Thursday in October. You can read more about it by clicking on the pink thoughts badge to the left of this blog.

So many friends and family members have been touched by this disease. I wish to honor each of them and to raise awareness for our daughters and granddaughters...all the women we know and love.

There are numerous ways to show support and I would offer that you choose the way that best suits you and your lifestyle. I have included a couple of links emphasizing the need for monthly breast exams.

Cheryl Chapman has written a brochure about "Phluffing the Girls" which is illustrated and very informative.

The Feel Your Boobies Foundation has a website and facebook page and is also an excellent resource for information, products and donation opportunities.
Locally, Tilara is walking in the First Ladies Walk for Life 2009 and more information can be found here.

My prayer for you is that you are self aware and that you too may spread a message of awareness and hope. We are one and yet one pebble thrown in a pond creates a ripple effect that goes on endlessly!

(illustrated ribbon courtesy of


Christina said...

hello beautiful!
what a beautiful and thoughtful tribute, you have placed here. i am going follow the links, you have placed here.

Liss said...

Hi There,

what an informative post with some excellent links all women should know about.

Thanks for sharing

Hayden Tompkins said...

SO important to start getting regular mammograms. I am glad that breast cancer gets so much awareness now. After seeing my MIL's mastectomy, I've been amazed at just how strong and courageous these women are.

Anonymous said...

Lovely post. I linked to Christina's blog and am thinking of what and how to follow through with her sugggestions.