Galentine's Day: A Celebration of Friendship

Galentine’s Day: A Celebration of Friendship

Galentine’s Day is celebrated by millions of women every year on February 13th. It is a celebration of friendship and a moment to cherish those women who lift us up, make us laugh until our stomachs ache and faces hurt and, most importantly, stand by us through the best and worst of times.

Gal Pals: Connectedness for Life’s Journey

When you consider the strength that stems from the incredible bonds formed between close female friends, you can realize how valuable women’s friendships are. These relationships provide a unique type of support system that encourages personal growth, compassion, and a profound sense of connection. This Galentine’s Day, take a moment to express gratitude to the incredible women who add so much value and excitement to life’s journey. You could plan a lunch, a walk, or simply gather your gal pals to reminisce about shared experiences and plan new adventures.

Show Yourself Some Love:

If your girlfriends could give you any piece of advice for Galentine’s Day, it would be to take a moment and reflect on your strengths, achievements, and the wonderful qualities that make you uniquely you. Indulge in a manicure or pedicure, read a good book, or just take some quiet time to relax and reflect. Women often prioritize others before themselves, but today is a time to prioritize yourself and celebrate everything you bring to this world.

Create a Meaningful Galentine’s Day Tradition:

Galentine’s Day is a wonderful occasion to celebrate friendship and encourage overall well-being among the women in your life. While going out for lunch or coffee is always enjoyable, including a health-related tradition, like booking a Bring A Friend mammogram appointment, may give Galentine’s Day a distinct and significant meaning. Encouraging your Galentine to prioritize her health not only shows how important she is to you, but it also helps to develop a long-lasting habit that extends beyond the day itself.

Booking the appointment together creates a shared experience, strengthening the bonds of friendship and highlighting the value of well-being on your shared journey. Once your appointment has been set, start planning your day together. Whether it’s brunch, a movie, or an afternoon of shopping, this health-conscious tradition honors your friendship while also committing to each other’s health and well-being, resulting in lasting memories and a strong foundation for future Galentine’s Day celebrations.

How It Works:

  • Schedule Together: Call CRL Women’s Imaging or request an appointment online to schedule Bring A Friend mammogram appointments for you and up to three of your Galentines.
  • Experience Together: Attend your Bring A Friend mammogram appointment with a friend and bond over the shared pursuit of proactive health and well-being. Since annual screening mammograms are the most effective way to detect breast cancer early, who better to remind you each year than your Galentine?
  • Celebrate Together: After your appointment, celebrate your commitment to health and friendship as you continue your Galentine’s Day celebration. Being reminded of the shared commitment to well-being and the collective effort made to safeguard your health and support the important women in your life.

Galentine’s Day is a beautiful celebration of the remarkable strength of female friendship, the laughter, shared experiences, and unwavering support that make these connections invaluable treasures and enrich our lives in countless ways. By approaching the day with a unique blend of celebration and health consciousness, it becomes a symbol of enduring friendship and strength derived from experiencing life together.

About CRL Women’s Imaging

CRL Women’s Imaging is a leader in outpatient imaging and designated as Breast Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).  Our team of dedicated, board-certified breast imagers with broad expertise and a genuine interest in breast imaging and our knowledgeable technologists certified in mammography and ultrasound are committed to provide our patients with the high-quality compassionate care they can trust.

“Early detection of breast cancer saves lives. And with the tools of 3D mammography/tomosynthesis and supplemental screening breast ultrasound we are better equipped than ever to positively impact women’s health.”  – Jillian Karow, MD, Medical Director, CRL Women’s Imaging