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"I thought being at the Race was enough …"

Connie Browning is a 7-year breast cancer survivor and current President of the Susan G. Komen Columbus Board of Directors. Read what pushes her to fundraise every year for the Race and why she doesn’t just “show up” anymore. 379 more words

Fundraising

THE SURGERY AND AFTER CARE...

The moment I walked into the hospital… I panicked!!

I wasn’t worried about the surgery at all, but my biggest fear was the needles!!! :-P I could not envision the eye injections without shaking to the core.Once I took care of the hospital payments, I was quickly ushered into a changing room to  dress in the hospital garb: hospital gown, robe and cap. 435 more words

Glaucoma In Kenya

The Boob Reloaded - 365 Days Since My Breast Cancer Diagnosis

365 days has passed since the day that I was in my breast surgeon’s office sitting on the edge of the chair, bracing for her news. 777 more words

Breast Cancer

Our inspiring mom

Robin Conrad is a strong woman who took charge of her life.

After twenty years as a devoted wife and mother, raising two daughters into adulthood, she decided it was time to have her own adventures. 152 more words

Life After Cancer

OPEN YOUR EYES KENYA: SAFARICOM INITIATIVE

Hi All,

I am helping spread awareness on a new Kenyan initiative called ” OPEN YOUR EYES KENYA” by Safaricom- Kenya.

Safaricom Kenya is a leading telecommunications service provider in Kenya, and has started this awareness campaign aimed at empowering over 300,000 Kenyans who are visually impaired. 42 more words

Glaucoma In Kenya

Our Woman Crush Wednesday, Melanie Fitts!

 

Melanie Fitts, survivor from Farmington, AR was diagnosed when she was only 24 years old after finding a knot during a self examination. With no family history and testing negative for BRCA Melanie is now working with a doctor in California who does studies on the relationship between cell phones and cancer – her lump was detected in the same spot where she carried her cell during workouts throughout college. 26 more words