I’m writing this blog post at 2:26am, flush with a 102.5 degree fever, wide awake after getting back from the bathroom where I just puked my guts out. I’m sorry for that not-so-pleasant image to... Read More
Hi everyone! Before I jump in, I figured it would be appropriate to introduce myself. My name is Grace Wenzel, and I am a 23-year-old labor and delivery nurse living and working in Washington, DC.... Read More
On Sunday, April 28, 2019 The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation gathered at The Pavilion at Carriage Farm for our annual Taste for a Cure Gala. This year, the event featured 13 acclaimed chefs, led... Read More
This past Sunday, we were honored to have the U.S. Surgeon General, Jerome Adams speak at our annual event, The 2019 Taste for a Cure Gala. It was amazing to hear about our nation’s biggest... Read More
After her third melanoma diagnosis, Tracy Callahan couldn't sit still any longer. Inspired by the nickname "Polka Dot Mama," given to her by her two boys, she started this blog and began to network with survivors and skin cancer organizations across the country.