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Awareness Ribbons for a quick fix

November’s a busy month. There’s Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, etc, etc. But November is also Lung Cancer Awareness Month. As someone who thankfully doesn’t know anyone who’s suffering from this particular form of cancer, I had to do some … Continue reading

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“Happily Normal”

I saw an interesting post today on a Diabetes Awareness Facebook page. “What makes your life with diabetes happily ordinary?” I thought it was a really great question. People with diabetes live on a see-saw and demonstrate a balancing act … Continue reading

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The Perfect Storm

I don’t care where you are in the country, today we’re all from the East Coast. Hurricane Sandy has done what she set out to do, and that’s to cause both physical and emotional damage to the entire eastern seaboard, … Continue reading

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Who do you wear pink for?

“Who do you wear pink for?” That’s the question of the month here. PinMart really does want to know who you wear pink for. Your mother? Grandmother? Sister or daughter? Best friend or coworker? A combination? Or maybe even someone … Continue reading

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The Cancer Awareness Rainbow

We all know that October is breast cancer awareness month; indeed, it’s impossible not to notice when you see pink literally everywhere. And it’s a wonderful thing that it does exist, and to the extent that it does, because October’s … Continue reading

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Think Pink!

I’m doing my best to keep ahead of upcoming events. This time of year you already hear murmurs of “the holidays”, and I think that’s jump started my ambition to not get caught off-guard… again. But I can’t get too … Continue reading

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National Night Out

I grew up in a very suburban neighborhood, in an area where parked cars were not locked up at night, and windows were left open unattended even if you planned on leaving the house all day. Of course, no community … Continue reading

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I would walk 500 miles… for charity!

July. The “dog days” of summer. Known for cookouts, swimming pools, summer camp and vacations. But something that doesn’t instantly spring to mind is also very popular in the month of July: awareness walks! During June and July, the bulk … Continue reading

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Cancer Sucks

I recently read that over 12 million people are currently battling some form of cancer in America. That’s a staggering number. But what I also learned in my reading was that the remission rate overall has risen more than 20% … Continue reading

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Are you autism aware?

This month is autism awareness month. As someone who works in an industry built around “awareness causes”, I’m fairly familiar with the culture of these groups. They’re all equally devoted to their cause, equally vocal and they all work equally … Continue reading

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