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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Farewell 2012

Not sure about you readers, but I'm excited to delve into 2013. I can't wait to see what God has in store for his children on the move. We move forward with newer and brighter experiences for Mae's Breath. We welcome our new relationships and our old. We are gracious for every big and small experience, and now we continue to grow and continue to make a stance for the new year coming.

My mother would be so proud that many people have stuck around for her memory. One effort that I would like to push here on this blog is a weekly review of updates lung cancer medicines, theories, and or news. 

Recently I heard of the passing of an influentual writer Lori Hope who shed light on her experience with lung cancer. I'm sadden by her recent death because it just stirs the thought that as we go on with coping with this disease - it's very real that anything can happen at anytime, while we cope.

I pray that this new year of all things is a HEALTHY year for us all. I wish you my readers the very best, and cheers to you and yours for a brighter and bigger new year.

Many blessings from Mae's Breath


Yolanda Brunson-Sarrabo
 
New Years Resolution
 

Sunday, September 23, 2012

T-Shirt Competition Deadline Extended

Extra Extra!!!
Extended application deadline for T- Shirt Competition- now September 28, 2012

www.maesbreath.org
 

Sunday, September 16, 2012

T-Shirt Competition- Lung Cancer Awareness

We are excited to hopefully welcome the first of many creative endeavors in bringing awareness to lung disease. The search is on for creative designers to think outside the box in bringing
awareness to this horrendous disease during lung cancer awareness month. The grand prize for the best design concept is $100.00.

The Deadline for application process is 9/21.
Contact - maesbreath1@gmail.com
for further details.


Saturday, September 1, 2012

T-Shirt Competition for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Hello,

We celebrate another year in recognizing those lost due to this horrendous disease- lung cancer.

November is lung cancer awareness month. We are looking for designers to take part in our first fashion show showcasing t-shirts for this important and worthy cause.
This is the month where we come together and make a stand on lung awareness.

Wont you join us....

For more details - reach out to us as maesbreath1@gmail.com


Sunday, July 15, 2012

Mae's Breath Support

August 4th the internet lines will be open as we establish MB On-line support group.
Our future aspirations will be to have direct one on one settings to discuss your disease
and the support you have in Mae's Breath as you cope.

We're excited for this next step as we provide yet another resource to join in on
a support group from your own home. We hope you take advantages of this free service and we hope to provide you with your needs in support.

Look forward to chatting in August.

Yolanda

We will activate the chat on August 4th... Come join us or spread the word.
Click here to Join Us

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Enough Blog Series 1 Outview 1



Donna Summers

I was shocked last week when I heard the Queen of disco Donna Sommers died at the age of 63….
Supposedly of lung cancer!

63…a year younger than my mom a year and 7 months ago. When I got home
that evening I dozed off to awaken from channel 7 news speaking of the Queen and
Her death may have been due to lung cancer. I shivered when I heard the last part –Lung cancer.
The following day on the radio they spoke of how she felt her illness may have stemmed from the 9/11 twin towers catastrophe 12 years ago, as she lived close to the vicinity at that time. Quite honestly it wouldn’t be a surprise as so many people who lived, assisted, escaped on that day, have been diagnosed with some very uncommon illnesses years later.

Another reason why the plight of lung cancer is such a big deal; we have more and more people affected yet bringing awareness to lung cancer is barely being heard. We will continue to do our part at Mae’s Breath Foundation- little by little.

Side note-
We want to think The Church Pension Group for allowing Richard Sarrabo to give a few words in representing Mae’s Breath.

To Breath Should not be Discriminatory

Cheers to another victim, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend…..

Farewell
Ladonna Adrian Gaines Dec 12,1948– May 17, 2012


 

Saturday, April 21, 2012

MB News- April 21

Hello,
I just wanted to let those of you who follow our site and blog of some news we have in store for the foundation. First let me say this has been a wonderful experience and my mom would have been  proud. We appreciate the volunteers, and audience who came out to show us love on March 3rd- Inhale Hope- Exhale the Stigma. It was absolutely informative .... and this is what we at Mae's Breath want to accomplish. We want to properly assist those with lung cancer diagnosis and proper education and care.

Lung cancer is not to be fooled with, the statistics are slim and time is of the essence!

This summer, we will debut our on-line support chat group, we hope you will stop by and join and or spread the word. We're also working to appear at some health fairs in 2012 in New York.
We are excited and want to do our part in spreading the word on lung cancer awareness.

Well that's it for now, but stay tuned for some more news and insights.

Best,
Yolanda

Check out our video at www.maesbreath.org

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Inhale Hope- Exhale The Stigma

We present to you our PSA acknowledging lung cancer awareness.
To breath should not be discrimintory!







Video above on You Tube- Mae's Breath
Please give us your feedback...

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Joe Paterno-Correction Again

It was confirmed Joe Paterno died Saturday 1/21- then the public was advised that was an error due to poor journalism. Just as we corrected our post with correction, it was confirmed that Sunday afternoon that he indeed passed away on Sunday.

Lung  cancer doesn't matter if you're well known, Black or White, young or old, smoker or non-smoker-
when it hails it hails hard. It makes one think how serious a cough should be taken as this diseaese is #1 in taking lives. How serious is it when breathing is compromised?

Just the question is absurd considering to breathe is to life, just as water and food....

We want to stop announcements alerting the public of deaths from lung cancer,
it's time to bring awareness to lung cancer to the forefront.

Let's Stand-Up and Bring Awareness Together