Sunday, October 30, 2011


I am joining the Artsy Girl Connection for Project P.I.N.K. today.  

70% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no identifying risk factors for the disease.

25% of women with breast cancer are younger than 50 years old.

80% of lumps in women's breasts are caused by benign changes, cysts or other conditions.

Have you gotten a mammogram?

I need to schedule one myself!!!!

This post is dedicated to the memory of my friend, Carol.  She fought a brave fight for 9 years.  She was, and still is, an inspiration to me.  A really good friend.  xoxoxoxo

Sharing this post with The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sundays and Natasha at 5 Minutes Just For Me for Pinning & Singing on the weekend.

All images are from my Pinktober board on Pinterest.


  1. Barbara, Thanks for an inspiring post. I am so sorry that you lost that dear friend. Hugs to you, Ginger

  2. Buona causa!La prevenzione salva la vita!Baci,Rosetta

  3. Great post.
    Yuck on the white stuff/

  4. Think pink! I used to get my mammograms in October but my schedule got messed up one year and now I get them in July. But I did get mine this year! Hugs to you, Barbara! :)

  5. These are all awesome features, so lovely. I am so sorry for your loss and hope that you stay inspired by her fight and keep her close through love and memory always.. Thank YOU so much for joining in today, its such a special day and it means so much to me to have you take a minute and Go Pink for such a wonderful cause.. YOU REMAIN AWESOME always.. thanks again.. xoxox.. Marilyn..Wishing you an amazing weekend.. : ))

  6. Love your tribute; every family has been affected.

  7. Stopping by from the ArtsyGirl's linky. Thank you for sharing this. I'm sorry your friend lost her fight. Thank you for the inspiration.

  8. Most of us know at least one person who has succumbed to breast cancer. There has to be a cure out there and we have to keep fighting for it's discovery. Don't put off getting that mammogran. Thanks for the reminder, Barbara.

  9. Great post! This cause is close to my heart! thanks, Linda

  10. This is such a timely post. I hope all women heed the reminder and get their mamograms. Thanks so much for the reminder. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  11. Great post and reminder! Love that little baby and the message on her shirt! So sorry for the loss of your friend... it's a disease that's taken too many too soon! I'm a 19 year survivor and am so encouraged to read about new advances in diagnosis and treatment. Someday we will have this thing beat!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and all the nice comments! And thanks for being my first follower - yippee! Have a wonderful week! ~ Mary

  12. Hi, Dear Barbara.
    As others said, very important message and good remider!!!
    Haha, I love that very CUTE girl looking really crossed with the cancer.
    Great tribute to your friend. 48years old was really young and must be hard for you to face the fact.
    Have a wonderful Sunday and please not to have a cold.
    Love and Lots of Hugs to you, Orchid*

  13. I need to schedule mine one this year, too.

    And I love the first picture.

  14. Wonderful awareness post Barbara --I'm so sorry you lost a friend to this scourge!

    I have a give away on my blog today -- Happy Halloween!

  15. Oh, Barbara, this was a great post and reminder of how important the fight is. I'm sorry about your friend.
    Thanks for popping in to see me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  16. Thanks for this important reminder! I'm getting a mammo on Wednesday! Very important!
    xo Yvonne

  17. Hi lovely lady.
    Im so sorry you lost your friend to this scourge..I love you post so sweet. Thanks for your comments. I always love your visits to see me.
    XXOO Diane

  18. What a beautiful tribute to carol. I know she would be proud of the things you have done and continue to to do for the cause.

  19. Hi Barbara, this is a great and inspiring post!


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