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It's the 17th, Y'all!
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Ok, here's the deal...

It's the 17th!

Women: go do a self breast exam! Really! Not kidding! Go!! (Unless you have a regular time each month you already do this, GO NOW. Thank you.)

Men: Tell a woman. Email this, or something else or somehow remind someone you love.

THEN, leave a comment saying you did it! This is one place where good intentions are not welcome. I just want "Ta Da! I did it!" comments, not "Ok, I might later..." comments. Last month we had a total of  20  "I did its!", so let's make a goal for 30  this time. Y'all can do it!

(How to do one)


In case you missed it, last month Shalee had this to say:

"Not to be overly crude, but Mr. Right does mine for me. That way he is SURE to remember and I am SURE it gets done...

So, I did it too.

Who's next?"

I highlight that particular method just for you guys, because Mr. Shalee is clearly a smart guy with a bright idea there.

Also, if you didn't follow the link from Nicki, do it now! It's really full of surprising information on IBC - something I'd never even heard of before. It's well worth your time, so please click away!

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Done! Thanks for the reminder! I never did them until you started this...now I've done one 2 months in a row!!! I'm such a grownup.

on Aug 16, 2006 11:06:44 PM
HolyMama! Said:

yea, flipflopmamma!

(and ta da! mine's done, too)

on Aug 16, 2006 11:52:29 PM
Suzy Said:

Done! Thanks for the reminder :-)

on Aug 17, 2006 4:08:20 AM
Jules Said:

Done! All is well. Thanks!

on Aug 17, 2006 7:28:00 AM


on Aug 17, 2006 7:55:37 AM

Done. It's my first month joinging you. Thanks for the reminder. I've only done this inconsistently in the past.

on Aug 17, 2006 11:29:02 AM
emily Said:

i did it! first time ever, actually. :)

on Aug 17, 2006 11:36:10 AM
Shalee Said:

Done, via Mr. Shalee (oh, that cracked me up reading that).

I love being married...

on Aug 17, 2006 11:43:38 AM
Joannmski Said:

Yup, we're good. Thanks for the reminder.

on Aug 17, 2006 4:18:14 PM
Blaine Said:

Just finished taking my shower and doing my SBE...at 4:20 in the afternoon!!! Ahhhh...the life of a SAHM with 5 kids. 8^/

on Aug 17, 2006 6:23:56 PM
Shash Said:

Done. But I'm sure my hubby's gonna want to check it again... just to be safe!

on Aug 17, 2006 9:49:15 PM
Carol Said:

Keep the reminders coming, Kelsey.

on Aug 17, 2006 11:29:52 PM
HolyMama! Said:

and hello? friends and family members who read and rarely comment? you have breasts, too.

i'd like to know you're doing this. consider humoring me. your email addresses won't be made public by commenting here, and you can come up with lovely little aliases if you'd like. (Aloha Ta Tas, you know who you are.)

on Aug 17, 2006 11:46:20 PM

Thanks for the reminder - it's done.

on Aug 18, 2006 5:26:00 AM
Stephanie Said:

Done this morning, even though I have an OB appt today and it will be done again. That's what I call quality control,lol.

on Aug 18, 2006 7:52:42 AM
Stephanie Said:

Done this morning, even though I have an OB appt today and it will be done again. That's what I call quality control,lol.

on Aug 18, 2006 7:54:05 AM
Andrea Said:

What a wonderful idea! Thanks for the reminder. Done!

on Aug 18, 2006 9:56:07 AM
Tess Said:

I'm done! And I just got this from my bloglines, http://april1930s.blogspot.com/2006/08/it-looks-like-mastitis.html, check out the video link on this post. I had never heard of this type of breast cancer.

on Aug 18, 2006 1:02:56 PM
HolyMama! Said:

we're up to 15, halfway there!!!

on Aug 18, 2006 2:25:30 PM
Sylvie Said:

I did it! Linking this post to my blog to get more women (or their Mr. Rights) to do it! btw... this is a great idea.

on Aug 18, 2006 3:42:48 PM
HolyAuntie Said:

Aloha to you, too, dear HolyNiece

Since I think that I am your only relative who lives in the Aloha State, I am guessing that you coded message was for me to do the exam and let you know that I have instead of just reading your site everyday without ever commenting. Yes, I am the member of the family who hates to write--loves to talk on the phone--but hates to compose anything written except a signature on a check and now days what with debit cards,etc, that isn't required that very often anymore.
Yes, I have done my exam and when I go to my trainer's house in a little while, I will have my sister exercisers do the same AND then I will post the number of breasts that were involved--
I will Call you soon-- Love Holy Auntie Fran

on Aug 18, 2006 3:47:38 PM
Paige Said:

Just felt myself up...thanks for the reminder.

on Aug 18, 2006 10:03:16 PM
Peach Said:

What a way to step out of lurking to let you know I have been touching myself -- on purpose! Done.

on Aug 19, 2006 12:13:03 AM
Ginger Said:

Done, thanks to yearly doctor's visit this last week.

on Aug 19, 2006 10:59:13 AM
Holy Auntie Said:

I am happy to report that 8 more breasts can be counted in this month's total. What a great public service project you have created! Love you and your writings I will CALL you soon Auntie Fran

on Aug 19, 2006 2:44:50 PM