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Pink Ribbon at the White House March 20, 2010

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I missed this in October! Is this good or bad? Does it cheapen the White House or indicate that we are united from the top down in fighting this disease?

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Molly Ivins Post as a Wordle October 26, 2009

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a pink Wordle (even though it is black and white)

http://www.wordle.net/. Images of Wordles are licensed Creative Commons License.

Don’t know Wordle? Here it is!

It’s Still a Pink Month…some history October 25, 2009

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Six more days of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The first time I had cancer, there were no pink ribbons,

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Danskin triathlons, no tamoxifen or test for the breast cancer gene mutations, no Race for the Cure, no Susan Love books; the Susan G. Komen Foundation had been established, but I didn’t know about it.¬† No internet either.

No Save Second Base or the site I found last week-Save the TaTa’s!

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How did I do my research back then? (more…)

Quote from Molly Ivins on Cancer October 25, 2009

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Bonus quote of the week!

I miss Molly Ivins’ humor and speaking truth to power. Here is how she began an essay in Time magazine¬† (2-18-02 issue) about cancer:

Having breast cancer is massive amounts of no fun. First they mutilate you; then they poison you; then they burn you. I have been on blind dates better than that.

Been there, done that, got the (pink) T-shirt.

Would Molly Ivins be involved in the health care reform debate right now? Yes, and I would love to know what she would have said.

For another appreciation of Molly Ivins by Maya Angelou, read on.

Save 2nd Base October 1, 2009

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Today I am speaking in public about some humorous things I have learned from being a cancer survivor. More on that later. And it is October 1st. It’s the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Or the pink month……

For information on “pink with a wink” visit the 2nd Base site.

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