Just a month after my mom’s 60th birthday, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. My grandmother had passed away from the same disease when I was a child, so my mom’s diagnosis was a tough time for all her children and grandchildren.
After a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation treatment, she’s now looking and feeling great again. But far too many women aren’t so lucky. In fact, a fellow blogger I’ve chatted with since I first started my website recently passed away after her breast cancer reappeared for a third time.
That’s why I’m passionate about supporting breast cancer awareness and research, and I love it when companies join in the fight as well and find unique ways to contribute! Carpet One Floor & Home is one of those companies; for years now they’ve created a unique set of Welcome-a-Cure welcome mats each October that support the Breast Cancer Research Fund. [Read more…]