Friday, October 1, 2010

It's October

I have been unable to blog as my father suffered a stroke.
It’s been 10 years since my sister died and I wanted to do something on the anniversary. But God had other plans.

It’s October. Breast Cancer Awareness Month in many countries. In India too some people will organize events for awareness. Anything to make people notice this dreaded disease and take preventive action.

There’s a lot one can do. Firstly, if you’re a woman above age 30, go for a mammogram and a physical examination! You could also wear a pink ribbon, and tell people to be aware. You could put up simple posters in your housing society telling people about the disease and put up the contact numbers of the nearest mammography clinic. One doesn’t need to organize a big event for awareness.

Or simply, tell a friend, make him/ her aware.

1 comment:

Gauri Gharpure said...

i hope your father is recovering fast.

touched to see this post in spite of your personal troubles at this point.. will try and spread the word.