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Heather Jablonowski

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BENEFITING: Gildas Club-Metro Detroit

EVENT: Bras For A Cause Michigan 2017

EVENT DATE: Oct 14, 2017

THE STORY:

Bio: I was diagnosed at 32 y/o, my oldest was 4 and my twins were 2. I am a lactation consultant, RN. I know the breast well. I found my cancer. The mammogram was negative. The ultrasound was negative. I was essentially told, "you can follow up in 6 months." I didn't listen. I was my own advocate & persisted. A week later I saw a breast specialist, two weeks later I had a fine needle biopsy, four days later, it was official, I was right. I had breast cancer. The cancer took up 3/4 of my breast, DCIS, grade 3. I had a non-nipple sparing mastectomy. I was blessed & fortunate enough to have several young friends that were fellow survivors to reach out to and lean on during this time. Radiation and four surgeries in 14 months. After recovering from my final surgery, I got a feather tattoo on my foot, my first, with the word hope. A feather to represent me, my experience, my re-birth, my transformation. My favorite quote, "Let me be as a feather, Strong with purpose. Light at heart, able to bend. And tho I might become frayed, able to pull myself together again." ~Anita Sams. I will be getting my 3D nipple tattoos this October! I love to read, do yoga, exercise, knit, scrapbook, attend concerts, travel, experience MI, have date nights with my high school sweetheart (we are foodies), spend time with my girls. We try to give them as many experiences as possible. I now try to live in the moment & find what feels good, every day.

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$560

MONEY RAISED
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  • Cheryl

     

  • Sharon/Jerry Theut

    $100

  • Joyce Strong

    $25

  • Lauren

    $50

  • Andrea Scheid

     

  • Theresa Szczubialka

     

  • Mark and Jean Anderson

    $30

  • Bridget Jablonowski

    $50

  • Gloria Olman

    $100

  • Andrew, Carly, Carson and Nolan

    $30

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The Team: $560 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Andrew, Carly, Carson and Nolan

Andrew, Carly, Carson and Nolan

DONATION: $30

2 weeks ago

Gloria Olman

Gloria Olman

DONATION: $100

2 weeks ago

Bridget Jablonowski

Bridget Jablonowski

DONATION: $50

With Love Mom and Dad J 2 weeks ago

Mark and Jean Anderson

Mark and Jean Anderson

DONATION: $30

Heather - you are an inspiration to all. Thank you for sharing your journey with everyone to make awareness of Breast Cancer. Love you! 4 weeks ago

Theresa Szczubialka

Theresa Szczubialka

1 month ago

Andrea Scheid

Andrea Scheid

1 month ago

Lauren

Lauren

DONATION: $50

1 month ago

Joyce Strong

Joyce Strong

DONATION: $25

1 month ago

Sharon/Jerry Theut

Sharon/Jerry Theut

DONATION: $100

Tribute to Heather, In Memory of my mom and grandmother 1 month ago

Cheryl

Cheryl

1 month ago