Anouschka Riverin, finance supervisor with the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, will be swapping her calculator for cycling when she requires on the ‘Tour de Cure’ 100-km fundraising bicycle trip in Chilliwack later on this month.
Her group, ‘Just Conquer it’, hopes to entire the epic, in-person cycling challenge in underneath five several hours and has elevated virtually $2,000 to assistance the BC Cancer Foundation break down the ailment by lifesaving investigate and enhancements to care.
Three of the Rosslander’s closest out of doors adventure buddies will join her on BC’s greatest cycling fundraiser when she saddles up on Saturday, Aug. 27. With each other they will be fuelled and determined by the ‘generosity of colleagues at the RDKB’ who have been donating to it through her celebration training.
“Helping to transform the stigma about most cancers has been a finding out knowledge crammed with frequent private progress,” claims Anouschka, who is a cancer survivor and openly shares her story when prompted by colleagues and mates. Diagnosed with state-of-the-art Phase 4 colon cancer metastasized to her liver in November 2020, the BC Cancer Basis played a main purpose in her restoration. It will take a total crew to split absent from most cancers and the gamers in Anouschka’s have been wide: The oncology workforce, Dr. Scotland and Dr. Schumacher at Kootenay Boundary Regional Healthcare facility her nurses and Dr. Eeason at Kelowna Standard the radiation workforce and Dr. Liu at Vancouver’s BC Most cancers Agency and her family doctor Dr.Jonas Sandstrom.
“I’m so grateful to all people who has supported me in excess of the final pair of decades as effectively as the kindness and generosity of my colleagues at the RDKB. This induce is incredibly own to me but it influences all people – nearly a person in two Canadians will be diagnosed with most cancers, and one particular in four will die from the sickness,” provides Anouschka.
Hunting the photo of overall health, you would not count on Anouschka’s journey to have included 12 rounds of chemotherapy, shorter-program radiation therapy and a few surgeries in 2021 by itself. Aside from a modest bump just under her suitable clavicle, beneath which lies a electricity port tube to her heart, there is little proof on the exterior of her scuffle with most cancers. Her chemo tube is flushed regular monthly, and it continues to be in put as a regular reminder that remission is unlikely to very last. She is really upbeat about it all and the crew will be celebrating the fundraising celebration at the Waterpark afterwards.
“My biggest worry is for my butt! I’m heading to be on that saddle for a very long extend,” provides Anouschka who has been clocking more than 100km each 7 days as component of her teaching regime and routinely commutes up and down the hill from Rossland to RDKB’s headquarters in Path.
Assist convey hope to cancer clients in British Columbia, electricity study and uncover new cures by donating on-line: tourdecure.ca/fundraiser/justbeatit Your generosity will also assist ‘Just Beat It’ get to their $7500 fundraising purpose and encourage them throughout the Tour De Heal: (Hyperlink: Anouschka Riverin – The Tour de Get rid of | BC Most cancers Foundation)