3 Breast Cancer Awareness Tips to Save Your Breasts

Big ones, medium ones, small ones, and “Oh Honey, you ain’t got nones!”

What am I talking about?! Boobies!

Yes, you know those two things sitting up on your chest. Or in my case, the two things that formerly sat upon my chest but now are taking up residence by my knees. Le. Sigh. This post is all about the tatas!

If you don’t know, or have forwarded your snail mail to the nearest rock you live under, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

In our goal to spread breast cancer awareness the BLM Girls are participating in a blog hop.

I am hopping along with the BLM Girls to tell men and women, yes men get breast cancer too, three ways to reduce their risks for breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

1.) Get Your Weight Under Control!

Yes I know everyone can’t be the size of a fetus, but please watch the scale and take safe measures to reduce your weight if you are obese or grossly overweight. The reasons why: estrogen is produced by fat tissue, breasts are composed of fat tissue, larger breasts equal higher production of estrogen, and estrogen has been linked to fuel certain cancers. In other words, big tatas are nice but they could also be dangerous.

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2.) Limit Your Alcohol Intake

Now look almost everyone loves to unwind with a glass or two of wine after work, or on the weekend. However, all things in moderation.

You can’t throw back half a bottle of Merlot every day, less than one drink a day is plenty. A National Cancer Institute study found women consuming one or two alcoholic drinks per day, had a 30 to 60 percent increase in breast cancer risk.

So, just say no sometimes to the alcohol.

3.) Limit Hormone Replacement Therapy.

I know, I know, I know you may not be old enough yet to think about hormone replacement therapy. Your inner child isn’t playing with matches and trying to burn you up inside out with hot flashes.

However, you will get there one day my little grasshopper and you will need to talk to your doctor about the risks of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to reduce the signs and symptoms of menopause.

If you are all ready post menopausal but you are still snatching your wig and clothes off when a hot flash strikes, and considering taking HRT, consider talking to your doctor about the lowest dose for the shortest amount of time. The Women’s Health Initiative Post Hormonal Therapy Trial discovered post menopausal women who take hormone therapy replacements which combine estrogen and progesterone have an increased risk of breast cancer.

Last, this isn’t prevention but it’s something we all should be doing:

Get your tatas smashed and feel on them regularly!

Mammograms are the best method to detect breast cancer early.

If you are between the ages of 40–49 years, talk to your doc about when and how often you should have a mammogram. If you are 50 and above, please be sure to have a mammogram every two years. For the rest of us 40 and below please feel your girls, or guys for the fellas, up! Perform a regular breast self-exam and look and feel for lumps, changes in the size or shape of your breasts, and for any changes in the armpit area.

What are you doing for Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

XOXO, Miss Foodie Fab! 

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  • http://thesexysinglemommy.wordpress.com thesexysinglemommy

    I LOVE your word play in this post! Very entertaining but explains the importance of making sure that women pay attention to their “tatas!”

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thank you, and thanks again for being the lead host.

  • http://7384 Candace

    Great post. Save the tatas!!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thank you!

  • Tori

    Yes. Tatas are so important. Great post love!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thanks, Tori!

  • https://lalynnsshoppe.blogspot.com Lynn

    Caught my attention with the tatas RAP!!!!! Lol!!!! But yup, you got get them thangs checked no matter if they are BIG or small like my mosquito bites!!!! Lol!!!! I’m soooo glad that it’s being extended to 10/31 cause you see me all up at the wee hours of the night… #INSOMNIA ~Geesh

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Ha! Yes, big or small check them all!

  • http://fashionbytdashfield.wordpress.com fashionbytdashfield

    You do find the pictures! LOL Good tips!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thank you!

  • http://gravatar.com/s2aebelt AJ

    Ok I see what my problem is … I need to start with STEP ONE!!!! smh Well, better late than never!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Girl, you and me both! The struggle!

  • http://happyhourepicure.wordpress.com jaiepicure

    Save the boobies! I love the picture of the “self exam”!! Happy Blog Hop!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thanks, Jai!

  • http://www.whatrosereddsaid.blogspot.com Rochelle Washington

    That was a great post and great tips! People don’t think about all those factors and they’re all important!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thank you, yes they don’t!

  • http://www.foreveryoungnfab.com Zuleika

    I knew when I was coming to your page I woud be smiling :) That picture girl, where did they find you…nonetheless great great informatve article :)


    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thank you, stolen off of Pinterest!

  • http://www.yourstylistkaren.com Karen

    This picture…and this post…all you! LOL! I love it and thanks for spreading the word!


    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thank you!

  • Teems

    Great tips. Let me go smash my tatas right now…

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Ha, thanks!

  • http://www.coilylocks.blogspot.com Alisha

    I love when I come on here and see you seeing on your beer like it’s fine wine! LOL Love the post and “save the tatas”!!!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Ha, thanks Alisha!

  • http://www.greenleafmkt.com The Mad Lady Marketing

    The Mad Lady loves the blog post! Stopping by from the BLM Blog Hop!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thank you!

  • http://sassywoman25.wordpress.com A Sassy Woman

    Awesome post!!!!!!!! I want to join in on the fun!!

    With Love,

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thanks, Ash!

  • http://regalrealness.wordpress.com regalrealness

    Love, love the picture! Loving your voice in this piece too…very engaging writing!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thanks so much!

  • http://twitter.com/RubiesNFlair RubiesnFlair (@RubiesNFlair)

    I loved reading this post. The picture gave me life.
    I have a bunch of busty girl problems.

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Yay, a fellow BTC! Thank you!

  • http://lovemylonglegs.com lovemylonglegs

    Great post! Did you have to say “smash” the tatas, though? That made me cringe a little. Mine are not as small as they used to be. Lol

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Ha, yes ma’am. Mine were never small.

  • http://fashiondujourdaily.wordpress.com FASHION du jour

    Thank you for doing this Dee Dee

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      You are welcome.

  • http://mzmomie.wordpress.com phenomenalmama

    This post was great! Sometimes you have to inject humor into a serious situation to be able show people it doesn’t have to be all gloom and doom! There are A LOT of breast cancer survivors, early detection is the key but hopefully a cure is on the horizon!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      SO very true. Thank you!

  • http://gravatar.com/curlsandmo curlsandmo

    This post is hilarious and I learned some things. Thank you for sharing. My personal favorite: “Get your tatas smashed and feel on them regularly!” Now THAT’S a gem!

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Ha, thank you. I’m glad I could share something important.

  • http://prettygirlsrockdresses.wordpress.com Pretty Girls Rock Dresses™

    Girl you are so funny! Please don’t kill me boobies gave me so much life. Great job ;)
    #BLMgirls blog hop

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Ha, thank you so much! Save the tatas!

  • http://www.cocoareport.com Cocoa Report

    Great Post and informative! size of a fetus lol

    • http://missfoodiefash.wordpress.com Miss Foodie Fash

      Thanks April!

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