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Ride ‘Round Rhody

Join us for the 10th annual Ride ‘Round Rhody this year! Come enjoy miles of shaded roads throughout beautiful southern Rhode Island, all while making a difference.

Ride ‘Round Rhody has been described as “a ride, not a race”. We have routes of 15, 40, and 80 miles for cyclists of all levels. No matter which route you choose, you’re guaranteed to impact cancer treatment and research for those we share our lives with – our friends, family, and neighbors.

To register, go to and come RRRide with us! We have both fundraising and non-fundraising registration options, and participants can ride with a team or as an individual.

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The Day My Parenting Anxiety Peaked

We’ve all had those days where we have been consumed by a tiny creature riddled with germs.  Yes — I’m talking about the dreaded fever days with a toddler.  I can still replay most of the day in slow motion even three years later.  My eighteen month old daughter had been sick for two days […]

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The Big Squish: My First Mammogram Experience

Over the years I’ve impressed some doctors with comprehensive knowledge of my family’s medical history. However, whenever I’ve uttered that my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer at 39 years old, I get “the look.”  The “wow-that-was-young” look. My grandmother thankfully survived her cancer ordeal.  But in the early 1960s, folks did not openly discuss […]

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