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A Tosa resident for almost 20 years, Karen is a mom and freelance writer, addicted to playing tennis. When not on the tennis court, she spends the fall and winter in the stands at Green Bay Packer and Marquette basketball games.

Karen is the author of “Grab a Bite,” a dining out column and the former community columnist for the Wauwatosa NOW newspaper.

Do What Vince Lombardi Wouldn't Do

Personal, Packers

The other day, I did something that Vince Lombardi wouldn’t do. I had a colonoscopy. That’s right, the legendary coach, known for his inspirational speeches and coaching brilliance refused to have this routine exam. Vince Lombardi died far too young at the age of 57. I recently turned 50, which is why my doctor and I decided I should have a colonoscopy. I have no history of colon cancer in my family, nor have I had any concerns. I just knew it was time.

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