If case you've missed all the pink ribbons, let me remind you that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And even though some health experts think breast self-exams are no longer necessary, getting to know your girls seems like a simple way to empower yourself against the disease. Becoming familiar with your breast tissue and how it changes monthly — oh what the crimson wave does to the breasts — is one way to put the fight against the disease in your own hands, literally. Here are details on how to perform a breast self-exam with helpful illustrations.
Before you start making excuses, here are 10 daily activities that take longer to complete than a breast self-exam.