March is Colon Cancer Awareness month and as a colon cancer survivor I like to take this opportunity to remind you to get your colonoscopy. I was 38 when I was diagnosed, and if I had not been too embarrassed to have the colonoscopy, my cancer would have been found much sooner than Stage IIIc. I had to go through surgery and chemotherapy. I was a candidate for radiation but I opted out of it.
Colon cancer is one of the slower growing cancers and often starts as a tiny polyp, if it's found while it's still a polyp it will be so much easier on you. No matter your age, if you are having any intestinal issues, I encourage you to get things checked out.
I'm sharing this pattern for a Cancer Sucks Knitted Headband. I used blue for the words, as blue ribbon represents colon cancer.