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HPV testing can now be done at home!

This post is sponsored by Nurx, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.
Hello, My Littlefinders! I hope 2019 is treating you very well in all aspects of your life. Today I want to talk to you about something a little bit more severe that most of my posts. HPV testing. Talking about medical examinations can be scary, uncomfortable and something that most of us put off. I honestly can tell you I went to the Doctor twice in 2018, and when she asked me to make the follow-up appointment for HPV testing, I ignored her, paid my co-pay at the reception and left the clinic. Now that I think about it,  this is entirely irresponsible.
Not only is January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, but also a month when one of my good friends got tested for human Papilloma virus. Nearly 80 million Americans are currently infected with HPV, and 14 million people are newly infected, so it is not completely uncommon. My friend (who we will call Susie for privacy reasons) had been wanting to get tested for a while but kept putting off. Mainly for lack of insurance. Finally, her mom paid the fee and thankfully the results were negative. This made me wake up, take control of my health and stop putting my HPV testing off.  The crazy part is I was so annoyed with Susie for not doing this test when I was not taking action myself.
I started doing more research and learned that every year, HPV causes nearly 34,000 and is the leading cause of cervical cancer. Almost 80 percent of sexually active women carry HPV at some point in their life. By getting tested early, you can significantly decrease your risk of developing cervical cancer, which is one of the most preventable types of cancer. By getting tested early, you can significantly decrease your risk of developing cervical cancer, which is one of the most preventable types of cancer.
 I am so honored to tell you all about Nurx Home HPV Screening, a less expensive and invasive option that you can simply do at home. I wished I knew about this before Susie paid a high fee, but I am glad it’s something I can do at home myself, as well as share with my followers. Please do keep in mind that this is preventative care, NOT treatment. Nurx Home HPV Screening Test does NOT replace doctors nor diagnoses cervical cancer.
The Nurx Home HPV Screening Test is easy, quick and affordable, even for those without health insurance. All it takes is just one swab taken in the privacy and convenience of your own home to get better insight into your health.  Recently updated guidelines advise women over 30 to take an HPV test every five years to check their risk for cervical cancer OR have a pap smear every three years. The Nurx HPV test is a safe and reliable option compared to a pap smear. You have no excuse to head to their website right now and order your kit. If I am finally doing it, so should you. Nurx Home HPV Screening Kit is:
        A. It’s convenient – You order it online and get it at home.
        B. It’s quick – A fast process, that can save your life. Think about it.
        C. It’s affordable – ($15 with insurance, $69 without insurance).
        D. It’s empowering – I can’t put in words how empowered I feel to take care of my health finally!
        E. It gives me peace of mind – I finally will know my results and regardless, I will have peace of mind knowing I am taking control.
Learn more about Nurx Home Screening Test Kit here. Watch a video on how easy it is to use the kit here. You can try the kit for yourself by downloading the iOS mobile app as well. This is one of the most empowering and essential blog posts I have written, and I do hope I have inspired you to look at the statistics and get tested with Nurx Home HPV Screening Kit.
Until Next Time LittleFinders!

 

 

 

Fashion Littlefinds Travel

Three hacks to travel from warmth to cold locations.

This post is sponsored by ClimateRight but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

In two weeks I am flying from Florida to Amsterdam. Two very different climates. I need to travel wearing pieces which will be comfortable on my way to the airport, on the plane and yet warm enough for when I get off the plane in Amsterdam. My favorite clothing line for these type of situations is ClimateRight by Cuddl Duds which you can find it at Walmart. If, you are trying to figure out how to transition these pieces from warm to cold, keep on reading my #Littlefinders

1.Layer up:  The long sleeve shirt from the ClimateRight layer collection is perfect for this. You can wear a light T-shirt for the flight and add the long sleeve shirt over it when it gets a bit chilly. It can efficiently serve as an overshirt. If you need more coverage, wear a sweatshirt to stay cozy throughout the whole flight.

2. Pack/Wear long pants: Because of the Florida weather, your first instinct might be to wear shorts at the airport. I get it, is hot outside, plus going through security can make you nothing short of warm. You can choose to keep your shorts on but pack a pair of my favorite item from ClimateRight by Cuddl Duds. Their leggings.  They come in different colors and are as comfortable as pajamas, but perfectly acceptable to wear out and about. Plus once you arrive at your cold destination, you can take your shorts off, wear the leggings and add some jeans on top of them if needed.

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