Find a Cause…..

A goal of mine since 2005 has been to walk or volunteer for a cause. There are people out there who need money raised for rehabilitation and/or research for their illness or disability. I’ve learned to be extremly thankful for where I am today. You do not have to be rich or a celebrity to do good for others. I have participated in 2 fundraisers in the last year and each fundraiser was successful, fun and for a very worthy cause.

On Sunday, May 3, 2009 I joined more than 16,000 walkers and volunteers across Illinois in the Walk MS 2009. The money raised at the Walk MS 2009 supports programs, services and vital research into the cause and cure of multiple sclerosis.

It was such a rewarding experience. When I was first asked to pick a goal of how much I thought I could raise, I entered $200 Continue reading

Breast self-exam 101

As young women we are thrown into womanhood with lots to learn. I recently went in for my annual pep and was really put to the test by my doctor on breast self-examination. Good thing I regularly do BSE’s and passed the pop quiz. She recommended I do this monthly right after my cycle was finished. I wanted to share with you this article I found very informative and helpful on learning about the girls. As breast cancer runs in my family I take BSE’s very seriously and it’s a great way to know my girls. I recommend on doing the same and get to know your girls!

Breast self-exams — along with clinical breast exams and mammography — raise your awareness of your breast health. Find out what breast Continue reading