National Previvor Day: A True Day to Celebrate…and Remember
Today is the first ever National Previvor Day. And while I blogged about this incredible resolution when Congress first passed it, I wanted to write something to the five women who first introduced me to the world of previvors a few years ago:
I know how much this day means to you. I know that the whole reason you wanted to create a book was to raise awareness for previvors, and now you have a national day that helps you spread your message louder. I know that this day is about empowerment, about being proactive, about taking charge of your health, about taking steps to fight breast cancer before it strikes. But it’s also a day when you’re probably thinking about the women who didn’t have such opportunities; the women who had to face a cancer diagnosis, not just their cancer risk.
I’m sure you are thinking about your moms. I just wanted you to know that today I’ll be thinking about you.
*This post originally appeared on www.dinarothport.com.