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Archive for October 2019

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Diabetes Awareness Month

November is recognized as Diabetes Awareness Month. You may see a blue ribbon floating around this time of the year; it represents the 30.3 million people with diabetes, the 84.1 million with prediabetes, and the countless Americans who don’t know they have them. Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects the way your body […]

October 2019 IMPACT!

Autumn is the perfect time to be a member of the Harrisburg Area YMCA. We recently kicked off our 2019 Fall Membership Drive; this year, we want our community to know how much stronger they make us.  Our community is your community; at the Y, you’ll find a community of friends who are working to […]

– October 2019 IMPACT!

Jeanne’s Story

My name is Jeanne Cooper and I am living with Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer. In February 2009, I was 34 years old; I felt a lump in my breast and I went to my doctor who immediately sent me for a mammogram. Within a few hours that day, I was told that I had […]

– October 2019 IMPACT!

Ericka’s Story

My story began with what I believe to be the worst months to discover a huge lump in your breasts: October. I was having an aching, painful feeling in my breasts. I happened to instinctively push in when the throbbing began and felt a hard lump. It was the size of a pecan. It couldn’t […]

– October 2019 IMPACT!

Andrea’s Story

I was asked to tell my story. It’s been a struggle trying to put it together. Well, here goes. I was doing the monthly exam of my breast and there it was: something I had not felt before. Fast Forward *snip, snip* As I watched and heard the scissors cut a piece, it also tried […]

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