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Friday, October 1, 2010

Pink Saturday : Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month but we should remember each day the lives that are devastated and touched by this deadly disease. Today during our usual Pink Saturday post I am joining Beverly and all the other bloggy Pinks to honor the women who are fighting this terrible disease and remember those who have lost their battle. Personally I have lost my aunt, Ang to this disease as well as my friend Patty Kaupp. I know many women who have fought for their lives including my friends Ilee, Sherrie, Teresa, Barbara and Nancy. Please say a prayer for each one today and remember to take care of yourself .

I would also like to tell you to join some Pinks today. Please join Marian at her blog and check out the fun things she has over there. I am really enjoying her pink pretties. Thanks for stopping by.

23 comments:

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

My great-grandmother was a breast cancer survivor. I lost my sweet aunt to this disease. It is a cause near and dear to my heart. Thanks so much for your pink post!

Happy PS!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Ann said...

Very special tribute to your friends who battled this terrible disease. Thanks for coming by-Happy PS.
Ann

Denise said...

Praying for everyone battling this disease.

sarah said...

My mom died of breast cancer....it's a horrible disease...thank you for posting this.

Marydon said...

G'morn sweet Anne ~ Beautiful write ... we shall continue to support, raise funds & pray for all affected by this dreadful disease.

Monday is Love Is ... for sure. We are back home now.

TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Gracie Jewellery said...

I am so lucky, no one my my family has had breast cancer but I know ladies who have or are now fighting it. Happy Pink Saturday!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Thank you Anne for this wonderful post! I lost a good friend to breast cancer and my Aunt Lola was a survivor. So it has touched my life.

Viki said...

Beautiful post. Thank you for honoring those lost and survivors.

nancy said...

Sorry to hear that some people who had the deadly desease. My eldest sister had breast cancer and don't know why. My mom didn't. I also had a sister who had ovarian cancer too. Both of them are remission/ survivors. One of my other sister died from liver/pancreatic cancer almost three years ago. So, far non of us didn't. I have six siblings and I amd the youngest.
Thanks for sharing your pinks.
Let help find that cure!
God Bless,
Nancy

Chatty Crone said...

I think breaset cancer has touched everyones life in one way or another. Thanks for reminding us.

sandie

SandwichINK Real Estate Info said...

Hi Anne, A sweet Pink Saturday greeting to you! :) I'm joining your prayers for healing for friends near and far being hit hard by cancers of all kinds! Have a blessed week. :)

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Thank you Anne for visiting on this special Pink Saturday with the opening of Breast Cancer Awareness month. I appreciate your sweet comment and yes, I am well. I too, am joining with you with hope filled prayers for all who are fighting cancer. Blessings to them and you for your loving care and support.

Jeanne said...

Hi Anne, love those roses for the pink breast cancer fight. I too have been touched with family and friends who have had cancer and some who have passed on from that dreaded disease. We must not give up the fight to find a cure. Your post is a great reminder.
Happy Pink Saturday.
Hugs, Jeanne

Maggie said...

Good reminder. i think we've all been touched in some way.

Happy PS!

In Shoes We Trust,
Maggie Mae@
"Do these shoes match this purse?"

Miss Rhea said...

I am so sorry about your friend and your Aunt. It is such a horrible disease. My Mom is fighting cancer right now ( in her throat ) so I know firsthand how awful it is. Hope you have a wonderful week Anne :) Hugs :) :)

Donnie said...

We need Hope and Pink Warriors to continue what they are doing to help eradicate this terrible disease so our young men and women won't have their lives altered. Your post was very good.

LV said...

Thank you very much for your kind words and visit. You had a very nice pink feature for today.

Rose said...

i personally don't know anyone in my life with breast cancer. i hear often that this comes up with many women and it's scary. rose

Jean said...

Happy belated pink day. Lovely reminder.

Dogmom Diva said...

Hi sweet Anne, got your email and will respond tonight (Sun). still at my sisters..
thos are some beautiful pink roses! thanks for sharing!

hugs
Barb

ClassyChassy said...

There's a lot of focus on breast cancer awareness - I was amazed to go to the Tractor Supply for feed the other day, and the Purina horse and chicken feed is now packaged in BRIGHT PINK, and with every purchase money is donated to research....amazing, huh? My horse will be shocked at the pink packaging!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Hello!! Thanks for stopping by Debbie-Dabble and all of you sweet somments!! i am playing catch up too as I am back to work.
Sounds like your children were the ones brought up with wonderful ideals and they will be the ones to rise above the rest. I have been there when my boys were younger. Now they are out on their own and leading good lives with decent jobs. Thank God we all still have jobs.

Prayers for your family,
Debbie

Intense Guy said...

Cancer in any form is horrible.

...but breast cancer seems to take those that are loved and so needed... The mom's and the remarkable women.

I hope they find a cure soon.