Today coincides two very important days for Auggie Apparel, Mother’s Day and World Ovarian Cancer Day.
Today, April 22nd, is Earth Day. Earth Day was started in 1970 to bring awareness that environmental reform needs to occur after a massive oil spill occurred in Santa Barbra, California.
It’s hard to believe that it has been four years since my mother passed. I still remember the day that she called me in tears to tell me that she was tested and might have ovarian cancer. Her next 13 months went by in the blink of an eye.
We are excited to announce our first official Sponsored Survivor Crystal Scott! Crystal is a mother of three beautiful boys, a veteran, Crossfitter, avid yoga enthusiast and now an ovarian cancer fighter and future survivor!
The fourth symptom of the B-E-A-U-tiful acronym is Urinary Urgency or Frequency. If you are having trouble needing to urinate more frequently, or if you are having to abruptly feel like you have to go to the bathroom, these could be a sign of ovarian cancer.
The third symptom of the B-E-A-U-tiful acronym is Abdominal Pain. If you are having persistent abdominal pain for more than two weeks for no expected reason, this could be a sign of ovarian cancer.
The second symptom of the B-E-A-U-tiful acronym is Eating. If you are having trouble eating, or have a tendency to feel full quickly when you do eat, this could be a sign of ovarian cancer. If you are experiencing trouble eating or feeling full quickly for multiple days or weeks, this could be a major sign of ovarian caner present.
The hardest conversations to have are seemingly the most important conversations. Women who are diagnosed ovarian cancer have an average of a 45% chance of a 5 year survival.
The first letter of the B-E-A-U-tiful acronym stands for Bloating. If you are feeling bloated consistently and persistently for more than two weeks, this could be a sign of ovarian cancer.