I’ve been struggling these past few months to keep up my enthusiasm and energy for blogging. If you didn’t know, the blog has been my occupation for the past couple of years. I decided after leaving my last position, I would take some time and figure out what I really wanted to do with my life now. I wanted to explore writing as a career. I wanted to complete the manuscript I started about my journey with breast cancer.
I have a cross-post from Toddler Planet which is a blog written by another breast cancer survivor (who happens to also be a rocket scientist I believe). Great blog by the way… but she posted some great information and I wanted to share it here in hopes that it will help a reader (or the friend or family member of a reader) with one of the many expenses that survivors have.
I suffer from lymphedema.
So, a story is emerging from New York and its not looking good for a certain music mogul. Sean “Puffy/Puff Daddy/P. Diddy” Combs was hired to host a pink party on Long Island, NY back in October. Only problem is that its now December and the two organizations that were supposed to receive money/donations from the event have yet to see a penny.
I tell you, going pink is BIG BUSINESS people.
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year (besides my birthday, which I feel should be a national holiday). But immediately after Thanksgiving, we push right into the Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa season. The time of year where we shift our focus to gift giving and making people smile… by thanking them for all that they’ve been to you throughout the year.
Sooo… let me take a quick moment to say that as you’re thinking of charities and organizations to give money to as we close out the year…