• Breast Cancer Awareness - Early detection is vital to the successful treatment of breast cancer. Find out what you should do increase your chances of detecting breast cancer early. #breastcancerawareness #earlydetection

    Breast Cancer Awareness- What to Do and What Not to Do

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to help spread awareness, I want to share some information about this disease that takes so many lives each year. Breast Cancer By the Numbers About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. About 2,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in men in 2018. A man’s lifetime risk of breast cancer is about 1…

  • Sickness, health, marriage, chronic illness

    In Sickness and in Health

    Let’s think about those words for just a minute. “In Sickness and in Health “, they were probably the easiest words to say. Sort of stuck in between “for richer or poorer” and “Til death do us part”. They seem like the easiest of the three. Especially since we live in a society where nothing bad is ever going to happen. But now let’s think about the reality of those words. “In sickness and in Health” means that diagnosis that was going to be nothing turns out to be the worst news ever. Did your spouse really mean those words that seemed so insignificant at the time? Is your spouse…