I joined SHEROX Triathlon to help fund Ovarian Cancer Research Please donate to our cause and support us as we race to the finish line!
I am running, swimming and biking for women everywhere support me and my team
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Date: Sunday, August 7, 2011
Time: 7:00 AM
Location: Fairmount Park
Martin Luther King Blvd at Black Rd.,
Philadelphia, PA, 19121
Distances : .6K (.37 mile) swim, 25K (15.5 mile) bike, 5K (3.1 mile) run
I lost my mother to ovarian cancer. She was my everything. When she became ill the doctors had no clue what was the cause. They first thought it was a heart condition. Then they thought she was just bloated and constipated. We never expected it to be cancer. By the time she was diagnosed she was in the last stages. They tried chemotherapy but her body was too weak to endure the side effects. After two blood transfusions my mom’s body gave up. She was always a strong-willed and brave woman. She was able to bear through anything. I miss her everyday and don’t want anyone to go through what my family did. I’m fighting for a cure and preaching to everyone to be aware of this silent but deadly disease. I am not just doing this in honor of my mom but for all women (moms, sisters, wives cousins and so on). I am doing this for everyone. :0) Please educate yourselves and donate to the cause! WE ROX TEAL FOR YOU.