October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In case you didn't know.
I think I have more things to say about breast cancer
than I have pink ribbons.
My mother is a 26 year survivor.
Other survivors like to hear that "26" so I'm putting
that out there for you :o)
Mom and I have a contest going to see who can accumulate more
pink ribbon pins.
I wear one every day during the month of October.
My goal is to have a different one for each day.
That is a hard goal to achieve when one has a daughter unit
who takes off with them.
But I digress.
My mother met cancer head on and showed it who was boss.
One year ago next month, a friend who is very dear to my heart
was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Her family history was very different from mine.
She lost her mother and quite a few other female relatives
to the disease. I didn't know Indra back then,
or those amazing women, but I believe they managed
to instill one killer instinct in Indra
and I pitty the fool (or cancer cell) who decides to mess with her.
Indra and I have lots of laughs together and don't tend to tolerate
Cancer can be a big downer.
So, whereas Pink Ribbons have their place, in Indra and Merry Land,
the Suck It Pin reigns!
It is the biggest gaudiest thing you will ever see.
I gave it to her and told her that any day that cancer was trying to
get the best of her, she was to wear that pin proudly and tell