Movermber is Over

Today is the very last day of Movember and as you can see, I did grow a pretty decent beard. I hope you have been reminded that caring for your health is important, even if you’re a big, tough, manly man. Women, we do need a gentle reminder from time to time. Something along the lines of “I really care about you and hope you will choose to get your screenings done” will probably work better than “Why don’t you ever go to the doctor you big baby!” Remember, we are sensitive… on the inside. 🙂 … More Movermber is Over

Welcome to Movember

I had always thought that the whole Mo-vember thing was just an excuse for guys to not have to shave. It wasn’t until 2 years ago when I did my first Movember posts (Happy Mo-vember and Goodbye Movember) that I learned there was more to it than I thought. After several people liked and commented on my posts, I started looking at what they were posting and bloging. What I found was that Movember is a movement to raise awareness for men’s health issues. Check out Movember.com for excellent information on this movement. Among the most serious issues are prostate, colon, and testicular cancers. Some of these are preventable by just getting screened. From the Movember website:

“Globally, men die on average 6 years earlier than women, and for largely preventable reasons.” … More Welcome to Movember

Happy Mo-vember

In keeping with the tradition of recent years, I am letting my November beard grow. I’ll be posting some pics at the end of the month. One of the reasons behind this men’s movement is to promote awareness of health issues men face. One of these is prostate health. Two big concerns, especially for older men are Prostate Cancer and BPH (Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy) which can cause, among other things, the excessive need to urinate. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) … More Happy Mo-vember