Monday, April 18, 2011

Question of the Week: Can You Help Me @BreakCancer?

Okay, so I admit that this is more of a request and less of a question this week.

I want to ask all of my readers for their help with my impromptu Break Cancer event that I have scheduled for this Friday, April 22nd.

As I mentioned at the end of my Saturday post In Focus: Livestrong Young Adult Alliance (YAA), I got inspired to participate in the Break Cancer project. This is a collaboration between the YAA and URDB World Records. I am setting out to break a record for the "Most Comments Received on a Cancer-Related Blog Posts in 24 Hours" on a post I will be writing for Friday about my experience as a young adult cancer patient.

I can't do this without your help.

I need as many people as possible to come by my blog between 12 midnight to 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Friday and leave me a comment. In return, each commenter gets the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping to raise awareness of the issues facing young adults diagnosed with cancer, which is one of the primary goals of the YAA.

Please don't feel intimidated by the thought of leaving a comment. I'm just asking you to share a few words like "Great post." or "Good job." or "Good luck setting the record." or " Way to go." or "Break cancer!" or "Hey, come over and comment on my blog now."

Plus I want to take this opportunity to remind you that I do have anonymous commenting enabled, which means you don't need to share any of your personal information to leave a comment.

So, this Friday can you help me Break Cancer?

Please feel free to share the details below with anyone else you'd think would like to participate in this event:

What: Help Selena Break Cancer with the Livestrong Young Adult Alliance
When: Friday, April 22 from 12 midnight to 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time
Where: Selena's blog Oh My Aches and Pains! (http://www.ohmyachesandpains.info)
How: Selena is setting out to break a record for the "Most Comments Received on a Cancer-Related Blog Posts in 24 Hours." She needs you to leave a comment on her post this Friday titled BreakCancer: My Young Adult Cancer Experience. In return for just a few minutes of your time, you'll get the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to raise awareness of the issues facing young adults diagnosed with cancer.

You can also share this message on Twitter:

Save the Date: Fri, April 22, 2011 any time btwn 12 midnight-11:59 PM PDT. Help @SelenaMKI @BreakCancer! http://bit.ly/f0bPvw Pls RT

Let me know what you think of my Break Cancer world record attempt here or over on the OMA&P! Facebook page.

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WinnyNinny PooPoo said...

Will be there, look forward to reading your post and helping you get the most comments!!!

Emily (cancer free since 2004)

Sharon Stevens said...

I'll be sure to post and pass it by to my f/b and twitter. Good luck!!

Anonymous said...

Selena, I'll be here on Friday and help you reach your goal!
mo (#13)

Bren said...

Good luck with your contest, Selena. I hope you break the record.

alumiere said...

Best of luck with the record.

Dan Rollman said...

This a great concept. We'll get some people to comment on your blog tomorrow.

All the best

Dan Rollman
Co-Founder/President, URDB World Records

Anonymous said...

Good luck breaking the record!

The mad woman behind the blog said...

I tweeted this. Good luck!

elisabeth said...

Good luck on the record, but even more, let's ALL break cancer!

Matt Patterson said...

Have already re-tweeted! God bless you and your efforts!

Blairnboca said...

Great Cause. thanks For doing this for all of those who have survived Cancer or lost someone!