Do You Know Melanoma Skin Cancer is on the Rise?

Summertime is spending more time in the sun time – and how we look forward to that warmth all year long. With more time spent in the sun, there’s also an increased risk of melanoma skin cancer. It’s time to check yourself. DO IT! Melanoma is on the rise. This is a scary cancer (aren’t […]

Do You Have a Favorite Daily Sunscreen You Love?

Do you have a favorite daily sunscreen that you use? I didn’t for many years. Sunscreen Schmunscreen. That changed the day I was diagnosed with melanoma. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to […]

What You Should Know For Melanoma Awareness Month

Each May, I feel a strong pull to inform sun-lovers (and those who would rather stay inside) of the importance of being aware of melanoma’s warning signs. This post is one that I offer yearly, just as the summer activities get underway. It’s important information that can save your life. Melanoma is on the rise. […]

Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

As a melanoma survivor, I feel a strong responsibility to share this post every year. It’s important information that can save your life. Melanoma is on the rise. This is a scary cancer (aren’t they all?), as it can be tough to treat. Don’t mess around if you think you see changes in a mole […]

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

Each year I like to bring attention to the fact that May is Melanoma Awareness Month. That’s what we survivors like to do, you know. We like to remind ourselves that we dodged a brutal bullet, and we like to remind you to wear sunscreen, so you can dodge that bullet too. This post stands […]

Kickin’ The Bucket List

My confession: I don’t have a Bucket List. My confession expanded: I don’t see the need for a Bucket List. My confession to its conclusion: Bucket Lists seem constricting to my sensibilities. Yes, I know!  Having a spread sheet in Excel of ALL THE THINGS for a Bucket List is very chic, very hip. Meh. […]

May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

As a melanoma survivor,  I feel a strong responsibility to share this post every year.  It’s important information that can save your life. If you’ve read this before, whoohoo!  If not, please take a few minutes, if for nothing else but to look through the infographic.  It could honestly save your life or the life […]