I Am The 12.5%


Posted October 9, 2018

I Am The 12.5%

October…Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Can you believe that 1 in 8 women (12.5%) will be diagnosed with breast cancer!? Join Nickie, Up and Running, Handful & our panel of local medical experts for an evening of Women’s Health Education on October 25th at Up and Running in Dayton from 6pm -8pm for our Women & Breast Health Event.  We are all affected by cancer, join our discussion! KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. Appetizers, beverages and specials included.

Nickie Luse, Up and Running staff member & professional triathlete, shares her survivor story with us.  Thank you Nickie for your courage to share.

“I was 38 and living in Dayton, when the plan for my life that I had mapped out so meticulously took a radical turn for the unexpected. I was heading into my fourth season as a professional triathlete with my health and fitness dialed, but somehow breast cancer found a way to get a foothold in my body. It was all the more painful and unbelievable because I had lost my mom and grandmother to pancreatic cancer just three years earlier. I didn’t want my family to have to open up those wounds…but cancer doesn’t give us any choice.” Nickie 

Click here for entire Handful blog post with Survivor, Nickie Luse

Click here for Women’s Breast Health Event Info

Click here for Facebook Event Page

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