On Sunday 22 March 2015 at 10.30am something VERY important is happening and I really want you to get involved.
The annual Melanoma March is on and it is bloody essential you get there.
You can bring your friends, family, pram, bike and dog to help raise awareness for this wonderful cause.
Here’s the scary bit, every year, more than 12,500 Aussies are diagnosed with melanoma. Basically 2 out of every 3 people are diagnosed with skin cancer in their lifetime and 1 person dies every 6 hours.
But, here is the good bit – Recent research has tripled the life expectancy of advanced melanoma patients. The cure is so very nearly in our sights!
So, what it comes down to Nesters, is that all you have to do is round up the fam-bam and mates and roll down to the river for a walk to raise awareness and funds.
You can register online at: http://melanomamarch2015-locations.gofundraise.com.au/cms/bathurst
There is also a Facebook event you can get involved with just search ‘Melanoma March 2015 – Bathurst’
22 March 2015 | 10.30am | Bicentennial Park, Bathurst |
Thanks Nesters x
Some woman are brave and do things that really makes me admire them. This is one such example:
A Brisbane woman who posted candid images of her post-cancer surgery body online was horrified when more than 100 people “unfriended” her because they deemed the pictures “offensive”.
Beth Whaanga was diagnosed with cancer on her 32nd birthday last year and underwent a double mastectomy and a hysterectomy.
Her various surgeries have left her body scarred but she was determined not to be ashamed so asked her friend Nadia Masot, a photographer, to capture her new figure in a series of portraits.
Beth was thrilled with the images and shared them on Facebook but was horrified when more than 100 people immediately “unfriended” her, saying the pictures were obscene and disgusting.
“These pictures are in no way pornographic,” Beth’s sister Emma Rayner said. “They represent the truth about cancer and what measures some women will need to take to survive.
“I think it’s brave that she can show her scars and I think many more women will hopefully check their own bodies every now and then.”
You can read more here -> News.com.au
The Central Nest sends good health to this very brave lady
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system, interfering with nerve impulses within the brain, spinal chord and optic nerves. It is characterised by sclerosis a Greek word meaning scars. These scars occur within the central nervous system and depending on where they develop, manifest into various symptoms.
MS is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system with over 23,000 people living with the disease in Australia and more than two million diagnosed worldwide. There is currently no known cure for MS. NO CURE.
The High Tea for MS is being held on Sunday 9 March 2014 at 2pm at the beautiful Athol Gardens in Blayney.
Tickets are limited to the first 100 and are $60.00 per person for high afternoon tea. You can contact Edana for tickets on 0439483695 or send her an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.This is not only a great day to spend with your closest girlfriends but also a day to raise funds, support and most importantly awareness of this life changing condition.