Theresa Ziegenbalg hardly has time to remember where she is most days. But on the way to one of her three jobs recently, she took the long way just so she could stop off at a mall and find a cookie cutter in the shape of a dove with its wings spread for a friend.
“That’s just what women do,” said Theresa. “We take care of each other.”
At 60 years “young” Theresa packs her schedule as full as possible. She’s got one job as a receptionist at Simply Skin and another as a PBX operator at a local hospital. In addition, she runs a Tastefully Simple business.
“I love the craziness of my life,” she said. “I have all these part-time jobs and that keeps me young because I’m always with different groups of people.”
But even when women get busy taking care of others, they should take time to take care of themselves, which includes getting an annual mammogram, she said.
“It’s just an hour out of your year and you are worth it,” Theresa explains. “And if you’re not going to do it for yourself, then do it for your family. If you have cancer, you want to know as early as possible.”
Theresa said she has become an even bigger proponent of mammograms since coming for an exam at ella health. She said she liked the real cloth robes and the music playing in the background.
“It was just an amazing experience. The women at the front desk were so thoughtful and they talk to you like you are their best friend. It is very comforting,” she said. “I’ve never had an experience like it before.”