Melanoma: Not An Ordinary Skin Cancer

My friend and fellow blogger Donna Moncivaiz died last Friday. Melanoma.

She was also one of my mentors with great advice and compassion when I was diagnosed with Melanoma last Spring.

Donna's funeral and the celebration of her life will be this afternoon...on what would be her 54th birthday. Dying at 53 should be a sign that you need to take this upcoming warning seriously....

As Donna would tell you.....
1. Use sunscreen...the higher the rating the better.
2. Wear a hat
3. Wear sunglasses
4. Keep out of tanning beds
5. Check you body for new and suspicious moles regularly

RIP Donna...you're sorely missed.

This is the piece I wrote about Donna earlier this week. Plus one more about Cancer

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