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SHANNON ROUTH

(FOUNDER OF TEAL DIVA)

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How has cancer changed your life for the better?  We want to feature your story.

MEET THE FACES BEHIND TEAL DIVA

 

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

Helen Keller

June 20, 2020

We would like to introduce you to Joanne, a Yes Girl recipient.

Joanne was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in April 2017 with Low Grade Primary Peritoneal, Stage 3c to be exact. Her symptoms (the reason she went to the doc) = pain associated with constipation. She is che...

May 3, 2020

Connie Yarborough, a Wife, Mother, Grandmother and employee at McCreary Modern Furniture in Newton, NC. 

She was first my friend, and second my patient.  We had a relationship for 12 years.  Connie was a very dedicated employee at McCreary Modern.  All her coworkers lo...

April 3, 2020

When someone you care about is diagnosed with cancer, you want to help in any way you can. But when you live far away, it’s hard to know how. While you might not be there to lend a hand in person, there’s a lot you can do to support a loved one in their fight against c...

March 27, 2020

As a result of the the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus outbreak, we are now offering a Virtual option at our Charlotte 5k and at our Lowcountry 5k. Read out Covid-19 statement by clicking HERE.  The following information is for the 5k events scheduled throug...

March 27, 2020

The Teal Diva 5k run/walk event is more than a 5k. It is an opportunity for women currently battling a gynecologic cancer to come together meeting other warriors. An opportunity for families and friends to support the woman in their life impacted by this disease. A tim...

February 3, 2020

Making the effort to maintain your health is always important, but when you’re undergoing cancer treatments, it can be a lot harder. Many of the things we think of as healthy habits, such as eating balanced meals or regular exercise, are complicated by cancer treatment...

January 23, 2020

We recently started a new program within Teal Diva called Yes Girl!  I'd like to introduce you to our first Yes Girl! and for privacy, we will refer to her as Drummer Girl.  Read on to hear why she has been selected as a Teal Diva Yes Girl and how you can help....

October 31, 2019

Are you consumed by your past?  Is cancer consuming you?  Is the desire for your old life, your pre-cancer life consuming you?  I encourage you to "BURN YOUR SHIP"....wanna know what that means, have a listen below to this story by King and Country.  Step into a new da...

September 6, 2019

Hearing the words ‘you have cancer’, is the equivalent of having the wind knocked out of you. I felt dirty and ashamed. I was embarrassed. I wanted to hide from the world.

If I could say something to that girl, I would say document your story. People need to see. People...

September 2, 2019

T E N * Y E A R S ago, I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It did not run in my family. What I learned was sickening. I learned that even though I was going for a PaPSmear, I wasn’t being tested for ovarian cancer because a test simply doesn’t exist. The PaP only test...

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