Monday, October 25, 2010

The Race of Our Lives

We are all in the race of our live to find the cure for cancer.  I do believe this terrible disease had touched everyone in some way.
  My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 72.  It was discovered after her first  mammogram.  She had refused to have one for years.  When she visited her doctor for the last time, (he was retiring) she gave in.  She told him she was having the mammogram only because he was retiring.  Now she tells everyone his retirement saved her life.  She is now an advocate for cancer screening.  My mother is now 84 years old, going strong, and cancer free!!
  This past week a friend at work was diagnosed with breast cancer.  She had surgery Friday and all tests have come back clear!  This card is for her.  The inside of the card says "We are ALL in the race of our lives.



Challenges
   Cricut Cardz Challenge
    My Pink Stamper
    My Creative Time
    Paper Cutz Challenge #65

12 comments:

  1. So cute! I love the shoe and the cute patterned paper you chose. Thanks for playing with us over at CCC this week. I can't wait to see what you come up with next week.

    michelle (CCC DT#2)

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  2. What a great card for your friend!!! Thanks for sharing the story about your mother. I'm sure she'll forever be grateful that her doctor decided to retire!!

    Thanks for playing along @ CCC.

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  3. What a great show and bow and card! Thanks for playing with us at CCC! :) Janis

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  4. So pretty and adorable... LOve it!

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  5. Your card is wonderful and so is your story about your mother! It's always encouraging to hear so many different reasons why we need to get checked and how they have survived it! Thanks for playing along with us over at CCC! :o)
    Theresa

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  6. What a beautiful card!
    Hugs,
    Raven

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  7. Great card I know your friend will love it.

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  8. What a fun card!! Love that shoe in pink!! Great job - and thanks for playing at Paper Cutz this week!
    Melissa

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  9. Great card. That shoe is just adorable. Like your mom, I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I had my first mammogram. My insurance company was offering a gift certificate to Target if you had one. That freebie saved my life. Thanks so much for sharing your mom's story and joining our challenge this week at Paper Cutz.

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    I just started paper crafting in March this year. You did a great job on this project.

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  11. your card is so cute love the colors and the story is so touching, i am now a follower please come follow with me Debbie @http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/

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