Fundraising :  Why I Fight Through My Anxiety

Fundraising : Why I Fight Through My Anxiety

I spent much of the day thinking about fundraising.  For those that know me they would never guess what a shy person I am.  No really, no no, really I am.  Painfully shy as a child and forced out of my shell as an adult in the workforce.  My first attempt at...
I’m Throwing a Party

I’m Throwing a Party

My primary office for work is in Redmond, Oregon. For years, I used to grab lunch a few times a week at Cross Creek Cafe, a lovely local eatery owned by Tammy Mills. They had this amazing Cross Creek wrap. It was one of the things I could eat easily during my chemo...
Universal Screening for Breast Cancer Gene

Universal Screening for Breast Cancer Gene

photo credit: Protein BRCA1, by Emw, via Wikimedia Commons   Mary-Claire King, the University of Washington researcher who identified the first breast cancer genes, made a recommendation this week that all women age 30 and older be screened for the BRCA1 and...
Why I Walk

Why I Walk

Why wouldn’t I? Breast cancer isn’t just a branch on my family tree – it’s the whole tree!  Okay, maybe a slight exaggeration but not too far off.  I lost my aunt to breast cancer when I was in high school.  My mothers diagnosis was next.  We...
Tattoos are Here!

Tattoos are Here!

We ordered tattoos a few weeks ago and they’re here! I love how they turned out and can’t wait to wear them with the other Bettys as we walk in November. Next, we have to decide on shirts, tutus, and other assorted swag. Don’t let the silliness...