Posted by: nichole | November 5, 2013

Why I support Movember

By November 2014, I will publish a new blog post about Movember. Until then, check out the post I wrote last year on why I support Movember and why you should too.

Nichole's Motor Mouth

I believe it’s around November 20th, when wives and girlfriends just can’t talk it anymore. The Facebook statuses and Twitter updates communicates their pain.

Movember 2012

“I just want it gone”

“It’s not a good look for him”

“Ugh, I hate this mustache

Well, ladies, suck it up. It’s for a good cause. Movember is a worldwide movement to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives.

Most men are typically reluctant to go to the doctor or get their recommended tests as prescribed. I’m fortunate that my dad is not that way. In 2008, my dad’s church made PSA tests and screenings available to men in the congregation. He took his test and there were some inconsistencies. In October 2008 it was official. My dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Later in the year he had the prescribed treatment but after a re-test showed…

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