Sunday, September 30, 2012

Frocktober

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tshirt: h&m // pants: target // shoes: williams // cardigan: cocolatte


Ok so it doesn’t make sense to wear pants and spruik Frocktober but I had to get every pair of pants in I can before tomorrow! I love wearing dresses but 31 days of making sure I bend at the knees may get a little tiring.

So yes I have decided to put my wardrobe towards a good cause and wear a different dress for every day in October (I am a little embarrassed that I have enough dresses to do this) and hopefully raise a little money for ovarian cancer.

For me this is a special cause as a couple of years ago I had abnormal cells growing on my cervix. Luckily for me a pap smear picked this up and a small surgical procedure fixed the whole problem and touch wood I have been okay ever since. Seriously I should be the poster girl for pap smears because a moment of discomfort can save lives.

Unfortunately, ovarian cancer cannot be picked up through a pap smear. In Australia, one woman dies every 10 hours from ovarian cancer.  At present ovarian cancer is commonly diagnosed at advanced stage with only 20-30% of women surviving beyond five years, compared to more that 90% when the disease is detected and treated early. So we need to throw some money at this great cause so more research can be done and an early detection for ovarian cancer can be discovered.

If you have any change at all that you could spare for this great cause please donate through this link: http://www.everydayhero.com.au/megan_sparke

Anyone who donates has unrestricted access to my bulging wardrobe whenever you like and of course my unfettered appreciation!

8 comments:

  1. I absolutely adore this outfit! Well done on fundraising for Frocktober as well, lovely Megan - you are just beautiful - inside and out! xx

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  2. This is such a good cause Megan. I will be stacking up all my spare change for October and adding it to your donation pile towards the end of the month. I need to bookmark the link so i don't lose it

    xo Stephanie

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  3. What a great cause! I wish I hadn't moved and was so broke but maybe I can donate a little in a couple weeks. I am excited to see all your frocks :)

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  4. I love this outfit, and I think this is such a good cause!! :)

    Charlee
    http://charmedcharlee.blogspot.co.uk
    xxxx

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  5. This is such a good cause. Thank you for helping raise awareness. I think wearing dresses for a month sounds fun :] You look lovely in the outfit above by the way! Love the belt.

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  6. What a fantastic cause! I wish that I had enough dresses for this! But it sounds like heaps of fun and I can't wait to see all the pictures!

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  7. What a great cause! And why not look fabulous while you're helping out? I can't wait to see all your gorgeous outfits.

    I'm so glad your abnormal cell growth was detected early. How scary for you! And you're exactly right - a pap smear really isn't all that bad when you consider the benefits!

    x Jasmine

    PS. Have donated!

    PPS. Love this outfit!

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  8. This is an awesome cause and I wish I had gotten involved. That's alright I love all your frocks and I just donated because this is a great cause :) Plus you are just amazing.

    I have missed reading your posts and I can't wait to see all the dresses. xox

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