Today We Celebrate and Honor The Life of My #NowAngel – My Mother, Coretha Braxton…Who Transitioned On from Here, Six Years Ago This Day, April 10th 2013.
She Lost Her Physical Life Fighting an Agressive Form of #UterineCancer
#LoveYourVaJayJay and Breast Day #BlackWomenStandUp#BWSU ‘s #GynecolgicalCancer #GYNcancer & #BreastCancer Awareness Initiative was Birthed, and is in Memory of My Mom and the Many Other Black Women, and Women of Color Who Have Lost Their Lives to Any one of the Five Types of #GynecologicalCancers and or #BreastCancer We Stand for All Women! We Also Celebrate Those Beautiful Queens Who Have Stood Up and Won Their Fight With #Cancer and Are Here to Tell Their Story!
Four years ago today, BlackWomenStandUp.com’s Co-Founder, Tiffany Braxton lost her mother, Ms. Coretha Braxton to an aggressive form of Uterine Cancer – after her lost, that next year BlackWomenStandUp.com Founders launched an Online Gynecological and Breast Cancer Awareness Initiative “Love Your Va-Jay-Jay and Breast Day” in Honor of Tiffany’s mother and other women who lost their lives to one of these cancers. The day is also to celebrate the lives of Survivors who have fought and won their battle with one of these types of cancers, and to remind women to be proactive with their health and to #CheckUpOnIt. April is also National Minority Health Month.
Join us by posting a pic of yourself or a video saying “I am Standing Up to Bring Awareness to GYN/Breast Cancers, Please #CheckUpOnIt to Remain Cancer Free or for Early Detention and Life Saving Treatment, include the #BWSU hashtag as well.
Spread the word! Find out how you can help. Do you have a product that you can donate for our gift bags, Information, etc. Email: Contact@BlackWomenStandUp.com #YourHealthMatters #CheckUpOnIt #BWSU #Stand4Health
Stand with us as we work to save lives and celebrate survivors by encouraging women to #CheckUpOnIt and stay on top of their health to remain cancer free.
“Love Your Va-Jay-Jay Day” is an online, social media awareness campaign and BlackWomenStandUp.com’s Health Initiative.
April is also National Minority Health Month. Black women and women of color are being affected by breast and GYN cancers at alarming rates, not to mention we rarely hear about the five types of GYN cancers. Ladies, spread the word, and make sure you don’t forget to #CheckUpOnIt. If you want to be a part of the movement, email us a pic or video of YOU holding your #CheckUpOnIt sign, honor a woman who is a survivor of breast or one of the GYN cancers by adding their picture to our “Survivors Wall” or memorialize a love one who has passed on by adding them to our “Memorial Wall,” email BlackWomenStandUp@gmail.com with #CheckUpOnIt, Survivors Wall or Memorial Wall in the subject line.
Ways to #CheckUpOnIt:
Schedule that GYN appointment
Perform a self-breast exam
Talk with your family about your medical history as it relates to cancer
Get informed about statistics, tips, prevention an early detection strategies
A Cancer Awareness Initiative Encouraging Women to #CheckUpOnIt
In Recognition of National Cancer Control & National Minority Health Month
New York, NY- April 9, 2014- On Thursday, April 10th 2014 in recognition of National Cancer Control and National Minority Health Month, BlackWomenStandUp.com is launching Love Your Va-Jay-Jay Day. A Cancer Awareness Initiative focusing on Uterine Cancer and other gynecological cancers that affect women. Love Your Va-Jay-Jay Day is a call-to-action encouraging women to stay on top of their health and support the initiative by using the hash tag #CheckUpOnIt in response to the day. Visit http://BlackWomenStandUp.com on April 10th for information surrounding cancer prevention, and to share what you will be doing to #CheckUpOnIt, which will be an annual initiative.
The goal is to encourage all women who are cancer free to #CheckUpOnit by making an appointment with their GYN, perform self-breast exams, discuss their family medical history and receive life-saving tips relevant to cancer awareness and prevention. Moreover Love Your Va-Jay-Jay Day celebrates the lives of cancer survivors as well as honoring the women that have lost their lives to this vicious disease. Help save a life by spreading the word to your family, friends and social networks by asking them how they plan to #CheckUpOnIt.
BlackWomenStandUp.com Co-founder Tiffany Braxton had this to say about Love Your Va-Jay-Jay Day, “this is personal to me because I lost my mother, Coretha Braxton to Uterine Cancer on April 10, 2013, and I wanted to honor her. This is my way of keeping her legacy alive and helping to save lives in the process.” BlackWomenStandUp.com will have a page dedicated to those who have passed on, and for those who are survivors; if you want to honor a love one please send in their photograph with their name, along with your name and message to BWSU@MidnightManagement.com.
BlackWomenStandUp.com (BWSU) is the vision of Tiffany Braxton and Alexandra Lutchman, it is a Movement/Community designed to Empower Women in all areas of their lives and to Stand-Up for Love. BWSU is currently running a T-Shirt Fundraiser Campaign in support of their work surrounding cancer awareness, for more information or to purchase a t-shirt please visit http://Booster.com/BlackWomenStandUp.
Happy Hump Day! It’s cold and snowy here in New York City, so it is my hope that someone is sitting in the beautiful sunshine reading this:)
I am excited because today is the official launch of our T-Shirt Fundraiser Initiative, and we need your support to make it a success. I ask that you join us in our efforts to raise funds to further our work as we are focusing on Uterine Cancer Awareness and other Health and Wellness projects this year. This is extremely important and personal to me, as I lost my mother to the disease in 2013 and this is my way of celebrating her life, keeping her name alive, all while raising awareness and empowering women to take control of their health and life!
We have some awesome things planned for 2014, and it starts here, click the link below to go directly to the Launch Page to purchase a T-Shirt, or make a donation.