Tag Archives: breast cancer

Fit & Fabulous: Mother’s Day Classic 2017 – The fight against Breast Cancer

The Mother’s Day Classic walk or run for breast cancer research was established in 1998 and the total funds raised for research by the National Breast Cancer Foundation since 1998 is $30.4 million .  What started as a small walk in the park is now a national event.  You can walk or run 5km or 8km courses. It was founded… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: 3 reasons why you should enter a Fun Run or Walk

3 reasons to enter a fun run or walk

Want to get fit and also help a worthy cause? Then you should enter a fun run or walk. Remember you don’t have to run YOU CAN JUST WALK, GET FIT AND HAVE FUN. Most people associate Fun Runs with having to run and run long distances. However, this isn’t necessarily the case.  Whilst, there are those who enter because… Read more »

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  and the important message is that all women and men should be aware and informed about this disease. This is a very personal cause for me, as I lost my darling Mother to this horrible disease nearly 30 years ago.  At that time, women were not as informed and in fact, treatment was probably… Read more »

When Was Your Last Mammogram?

A friend recently told me she had a recent scare during her last mammogram.  What she thought was going to be a routine mammogram check taking around half an hour, turned into 3 hours!  They had discovered some anomalies showing in her x-rays and proceeded to an ultra sound for a more detailed test.  My friend was obviously taken aback… Read more »