Supporting Colorectal Cancer Charities

Archive for August 2012

It’s Go Time.

Sunday is almost here. Are you feeling sheepish about asking people to sponsor you? Have you let your training routine lapse? Are you worried about crossing that finish line? We are here to say “it’s okay”. Some tips:

1. Don’t feel shy about asking people to sponsor you. The statistics show that almost everyone you know has been touched by colorectal cancer in one way or another. Encourage your contacts who feel that they are unable to sponsor you to do their part to promote awareness and prevention.

2. Enjoy these last moments of summer and motivate yourself to get outside each day this week for a brisk walk in this beautiful weather.

3. This is a stress-free, run for your bum event. We are thrilled that you are coming out to join us for such a great cause no matter how fast, slow, or bouncy your buns are! We thank you for staying tuned into our blog over these past few weeks and we look forward to seeing you on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 8 a.m. for the inaugural Bio-K Bum Run!

What does your end look like?

August is here. The end of summer looms. This is it. You have been increasing your outdoor activity all summer. You’ve been walking “above ground” at your lunch hour. You’ve been sitting on the balcony, on a patio, or in the backyard. You’ve been on your bike, walked in your best runners, and let the sun see your face. Everything you have done has helped you and your body. You have been good to yourself. But as Autumn approaches, only you can answer this question: What does your end look like? May we suggest that you end your summer with a tribute to the beautiful outdoors by walking or running in the Bio-K+ Bum Run on August 26, 2012. Make it a morning where you walk outside and say to the world, “check out my end.” It is for a great cause, with a great crowd, and great sponsors. Come on out in support of the Bio-K+ Bum Run and show us what your end looks like.

Colonoscopies. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before….

Colonoscopy. Does the word make you uncomfortable? Here are a few reasons why the word should make you feel happy. First, a colonoscopy can save your life. Second, preparing for a colonoscopy, while a bit, let’s say, inconvenient because you should really stay close to home at the time, it will make you feel like a whole new person when it’s done. If you don’t know what we mean, you’ll have to try it to find out. Third, everybody, and we mean everybody, should be doing it. Fourth, you will surprisingly have the best cat nap that you’ve had in a long time. And fifth, what better source of humour than a colonoscopy? You’ll be a hit with your friends when you recite all of those well-known colonoscopy jokes during the procedure. For example, when you’re on the table you can say things to your doctor like, “Can you hear me NOW?” or “Is my head up there? Because sometimes I feel like it is.” or “You know, in some cultures, we are legally married now”. That’s good material. Colonoscopies. They’re funny and will save your life. Try one.

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