Jess Øberlin is raising money for early detection of Colon Cancer

Help me raise money and awareness for the early detection of colon cancer. 

It's the 2nd most common cancer in women and the 3rd most common cancer in men.

I was diagnosed in 2022 with stage 4 colon cancer, underwent intensive chemotherapy and surgery, and call myself cancer free.  I ignored the signs, and the doctors didn't think it was possible for me to have this cancer at my age. Suprise! Cancer is super woke, and doesn't discriminate based on age. 

I feel it's my mission to wake the world up to the real risk of this cancer in people under 50.

Please donate If you can! Come say hi at the upcoming events.

Follow @bootyaware and @jessoberlin on Instagram for colorful and humorous but informative content

PAST March 3rd:
You're invited, Join or donate at/for my Karajøke Brithday benefit @de Burger in Eindhoven. Karajøke and dancing.

March/ April, date to be confirmed:
Watch me DJ live for 24 hours 

#checkjeshit #CRC #darmkanker #talkaboutbuttstuff

Pictures by Iris Rijskamp



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16/03/2023 | 16:01


Short essay by Jess Oberlin on the colour blue, as read aloud in her podcast Dancing with Darkness I was given a book about the colour blue by my mentor, I thank her for the gift and while looking at its deep blue cover, I can’t help but think this is me. I am blue. In all her hues.Reading this book allowed me to welcome the enduring melancholy within me. It was reflected on each one of her pages. She has been a welcome guide who would have thought the colour blue could be so warm? I brought blue with me everywhere. The book was a silent witness to my journey it watched from the hospital side table as I started to lose my hair. Later, it watched me from the bookshelf, as I lost myself day by day a little bit more with each passing moment. The blue book joined me at the blue pool under the blue sky when my kid looked at my bald head in my bathing suit in embarrassment. The blue book made me choose a blue wig and appreciate the blue accents in the many thoughtful flower bouquets I receive. The blue hue in me is the blue hue in you, but you hide it, and I cannot. The blue mask consumes my view and I see this color everywhere around me.  

Een gezonde spijsvertering voor iedereen: dat is ons doel. Daar zetten we ons samen met artsen, onderzoekers, collectanten en donateurs vol overgave voor in. We financieren mogelijkheden om ziekten vroegtijdig op te sporen. En we maken ons er sterk voor dat iemand die ziek is snel de juiste behandeling krijgt. Maar veel liever voorkomen we dat iemand een spijsverteringsziekte krijgt. Daarom zeggen we tegen iedereen: Listen to your guts! Want je spijsvertering vertelt je alles over je gezondheid.