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Kristi Day is fundraising for
This year's Frocktober will look different, as we'll be focusing on our Quiz Night this year, but we'll throw some frocks around here and there for frock's sake.
It's my ten year anniversary of raising awareness of ovarian cancer and helping the smarty pants scientists to find better treatment and an early detection test. Let's make it our best year ever.
01 Nov 2021
Day 31: the day I drove Mum home from the hospital for the last time, it was a no brainer to take the coast road home. This would be the last time she’d get to see her beloved ocean. The moment we hit the coast, she propped herself up on her elbows, wound her window down and let the sun warm her face. She died two weeks later. I’m so glad I was able to give her one last glimpse of our ocean. I miss you Mum. I hope you splash in the ocean every day, wherever you are x
Day 30: beach, Granny Smith apples, one of my fave frocks. It’s a good Saturday ☀️ The mission and vision of the OCRF is: “Through innovative ovarian cancer research, we aim to improve the lives of women with ovarian cancer today and increase survival rates in the future.”
Why wouldn’t you want to support them?! 🤷🏼♀️
29 Oct 2021
Day 29: guess what? Thanks to an early detection test (pap smear) and preventative vaccine (HPV), we are on track to completely eradicate cervical cancer in Australia by 2028! Surely we can do the same for ovarian cancer? 🤷🏼♀️
27 Oct 2021
Day 27: invasive surgery (complete hysterectomy) is currently the only way of detecting and accurately diagnosing ovarian cancer. And, because chemo options have not been changed in thirty years, there is no guarantee the drugs will be suitable or effective, and many women discover that if their treatment succeeds in getting rid of their cancer, there’s an 80% chance it will come back.
Day 26: raising money to fund the early detection test and better treatment options for ovarian cancer. As at today, there is no test, the therapies we have are inadequate, there is no cure. Let’s help end this
Day 25: last week of this year’s Frocktober. Let’s get it done.
Today, four women living in Australia will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and three will die. The stats are shit and we gotta keep raising funds and awareness so treatments can be improved and the disease can be detected sooner.
Day 24: sorry I missed a few days of uploads. If I'm honest, the fatigue well and truly set in. The missing frocks included a long sleeved cherry red corporate frock, a flowy, flowery blue frock, and an LSKD comfy frock. Here is Day 24. My all time fave frock.
21 Oct 2021
Day 20: thought I’d chuck on this old thang to celebrate our announcement today that the quiz night raised heaps of money and even more awareness about ovarian cancer and for research. Frocking stoked. 💙🦋 #frocktober Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) Thank you doesn’t seem enough 🙏
Still taking donations here: https://www.frocktober.org.au/my-fundraising/1476/kristi-day
A break in frocking transmission to announce the grand total raised from Leonie's Quiz is more than $13,700. Humbled. Overwhelmed. Amazed.
20 Oct 2021
Day 19: some forced couch time today after having something suspect sliced off my back this morning. A timely reminder to get your outsides AND insides checked on the reg.
Day 18: has turned into a work from home day so I can keep an eye on my sick cub. 💙🦋
18 Oct 2021
Day 17: blocked dishwasher hose has me crashing back to reality. Now I smell like drain 🤢
💙🦋 #frocktober Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF)
Day 16: Got my hair and makeup did. #frocktober Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF) 💙🦋
15 Oct 2021
Day 15: coffee is strong and anxiety levels are high. One more sleep til our quiz night! 💙🦋
Day 14: he’s been home alone all day 🐶
13 Oct 2021
Day 13: Guys! It’s the frocking sun! Feels like an eternity since it’s popped out to say hi ☀️
12 Oct 2021
Day 12: picked up these bad boys this morning! All three are available on our silent auction which you can participate in online if you can't make our quiz night. Just click here to check it out: https://www.32auctions.com/LeoniesQuiz
Day 11: day job done for another day, now onto the quiz! Final prep before the big event on Saturday. 💙🦋
Day 10: someone missed me while I was away this weekend. (I may have missed her, too) 💙🦋
Day 9: those fresh hair feels
08 Oct 2021
Day 8: Melly’s day. Happy 40th sweet girl. 🐘💜#frocktober #fuckbraincancertoo
Day 7: back to corporate frocking today
06 Oct 2021
Day 6: I promise it’s only water in the can.
05 Oct 2021
Day 5: what more could I be searching for on this glorious day and in this gloriously pocketed frock?! ☀️
Day 4: hiking in a frock. Friking? 🤷🏼♀️
There is a 92% survival rate from ovarian cancer if it is found early.
Fact: only 19% of cases are diagnosed early.
We need an early detection test, because women deserve more time.
Day 3: a stroll along the coast with my little love and wearing a frock from one of my faves. It’s the little things 🥰
Day 2: final reccy of the quiz venue today. We’re a bit excited. Well, I am at least 🤣.
01 Oct 2021
Frocktober Day 1: me trying to work out what I want to bid on in our silent auction which is now live online 💃🏼
Check it out: https://www.32auctions.com/organ.../89749/auctions/111802...
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