Black cats and Halloween

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When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween. – Author Unknown

What is it about superstitions? Why are we always so quick to believe that sign about the breaking of a mirror bringing bad luck or an itchy palm for good luck? Let’s take the black cat for example. While it’s common belief that black cats mean bad luck, this  classic Halloween symbol is looked at differently by each culture. The Scots, Brits and Japanese actually believe they are a symbol of good luck; but the Germans and Americans thought they were cursed if a black cat crossed their path. And the Egyptians? They worshipped black cats. They were so much in awe of them that Egyptian priests spent a lot of time studying each and every movement these cats made and interpreted this to a particular event happening in the future. Now I’m not here to tell you what the black cat should and shouldn’t mean to you. Whatever it is you do believe in, I wish you good fortune now and for always.

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Getting my pink on!

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If you’re reading this… Congratulations, you’re alive. If that’s not something to smile about, then I don’t know what is. ― Chad Sugg

While some of us are stressing about our jobs, the bills we need to pay, choosing the right life partner or something equally negligible, others are fighting simply to stay alive. Cancer. The word itself makes me wince. I can’t even begin to imagine what people go through trying to beat the damn thing. But here’s something you probably didn’t know. Statistics show that Breast Cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, is actually 30% preventable, 30% curable and 40% treatable when detected early. Those are some pretty big numbers, right? So why ignore the symptoms? Not only this month, but throughout our lives, I urge each and every one of you to get your pink on and join me in the fight to look out for ourselves and women everywhere.

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