This is a serious post. My grandmother died of breast cancer. My other grandmother survived uterine cancer. A couple of years ago, I had a breast cancer scare. After many tests, including a biopsy, it turned out to be benign, thank G-d. My cousins, who are brother and sister, each have a child that survived cancer (one is now 7, the other is 10). Due to his one cousin having lost his hair during chemo, Jarett is growing out his hair for Locks of Love. You can see pics of the length on other posts. Recently, a good friend of my parents' got diagnosed with breast cancer and will be having a mastectomy. So, this disease has been touching our lives for a long time.
I needed a new watch since mine died and was considering going with a Citizen Eco Drive. When I saw that they had pink faced watches with the proceeds going to Susan G. Koman, I of course bought one. It's gorgeous too - here it is:
It's hard to see the color, but it's a pale, pearlized pink and the numbers (except for 3, 6, 9 and 12) are diamonds. The three is the date.
Another charity I support is Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer. A great gift for a holiday stocking stuffer are the Hooks and Things pocket book holders. It's this cute little gadget that you lay on the table when you're out to eat, and there is a hook for your purse so you don't have to put it on the floor or sit on it. Here is the link - scroll to the bottom for the link to them and more info:
So, while you are all out doing your holiday shopping this year, please take a moment to see if you could support any of these charities. It may make a difference in the life of a woman you love.