Tag Archive: African American Women

Mar 09

Love/Avon Army of Women | Guest Post

Each year, 19,000 new cases of breast cancer occur among African American women. That’s 19,000 too many. According to the American Cancer Society, the five-year survival rate of breast cancer for African American women is 77%, compared to white women’s rate of 90%. In addition, African American women are more likely to develop breast cancer …

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Oct 23

Monday Mammogram

“Good morning, please take off everything from the top, then put on this gown with the opening in the front” Yes, that’s the phrase I hear from the friendly technician when it’s time for my annual mammogram and on Monday at 7:30 am I had my 12th. “Have you noticed any changes to your breasts?” …

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Oct 16

Who Me? ~ I’m Vitamin D Deficient

Hello Friends and Happy Hump Day Wednesday! Remember last month when I started my birthday at the Glasgow Medical Center taking tests, well the results are in and although not all of them were abnormal, one was a bit disconcerting.  I am Vitamin D deficient. Me…the dunking of Oreos into a big glass of milk…me….the …

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