M.U.G.G. (Masking Up for the Greater Good) Shots!

Not all superheroes wear capes... but in this battle against COVID-19... everyday heroes wear masks! So take a selfie of yourself with your super-hero mask and submit it to our “Masking Up for the Greater Good (M.U.G.G.) Shots!

Find a silly mask... a unique mask... a self-made mask... or just a plain old mask. Show us how you are using your super-hero powers in combatting COVID-19. Have as much fun with it as you want! Be creative! And while you’re at it... feel free to share any mask-related stories or ideas and hints on making mask-wearing more comfortable, enjoyable, pleasant and effective!

M.U.G.G. (Masking Up for the Greater Good) Shots!

Submiteed by Beverly Leonhard, Cancer Survivor (August 13, 2020)


Wearing my special Pink Ribbon Cancer mask while checking out the lake front with the mallards!!

Submitted by Sharon Pentek, Cancer Survivor (August 3, 2020)

Busy with flower gardening during the pandemic.

Submitted by Lenny Bogenschutz, Cancer Survivor (July 28, 2020)

Submitted by Barb Bogenschutz, Cancer Survivor (July 28, 2020)

Submitted by Althea Smith, Cancer Survivor (July 26, 2020)

"A door stopping good reminder to always bee safe."

Submitted by Althea Smith, Cancer Survivor (July 26, 2020)

"No need to paws when thinking of a walk."

Submitted by Althea Smith, Cancer Survivor (July 26, 2020)

"Fits Better than a Glass Slipper"

Mask not intended for COVID-19 protection! :-)

Submitted by Althea Smith, Cancer Survivor (July 26, 2020)

"No Clowning Around... Just a Simple Mask."

Mask not intended for COVID-19 protection! :-)

Submitted by Mary Kempf, Cancer Survivor (July 21, 2020)

Submitted by Leah Heusterberg (with Mary Kempf), Cancer Survivors (July 21,2020)

Mary Kempf and I spent a long weekend at Wildcat Mountain, biking, paddling and hiking, while maintaining social distance and following face mask recommendations.

Submitted by Bob Hartig, Cancer Survivor (July 19, 2020)

Here are two mug shots of me.  This one I use to keep my computer from getting a virus.  

Submitted by Bob Hartig, Cancer Survivor (July 19, 2020)

This one I use in public.

Submitted by John Seaman, Cancer Survivor (July 17, 2020)

"If Nothing Else, Wear A Mask!"

Be considerate of others - mask in public.

Note from Tim: As they say, "Laughter is good medicine!"  Thanks for a healthy dose of humor!!!

Submitted by Mary Schueller, RN - Oncology Nurse Educator at Eastern WI Division, Hospital Sisters Health System (July 17, 2020)


My M.U.G.G Shot is a selfie which I took when we were at Christopher Farm & Gardens. It is entitled “Whooooo???” Just like the sound the owl pictured behind me makes, sometimes I wonder Whooooo is behind a mask. I must admit that I have at times had difficulty recognizing people when they are wearing masks. I can’t see their smiles. It’s a puzzle!

I’m grateful to the unknown seamstress who made the “puzzle” mask I am wearing and donated it to HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital. As employees, we can wear “non-medical” masks into and out of the building before changing into our hospital-supplied medical masks. Having to wear masks for many, many hours each day, it’s a welcome treat to wear something “fun” at other times!

NOTE FROM TIM: How serendipitous (many of you know how much I love that word) that Mary had taken this photo over a month ago during our visit at the the CF&G!!!

Submitted by Tim Renzelmann, Cancer Survivor (July 16, 2020)

"Tim's Tips on Face Masks!"

Just about everything in life comes down to a "cost-benefit" analysis.  Face masks do come at a "cost."  They can be uncomfortable and inconvenient.  But as far as I'm concerned, the "benefit" of saving even one person from suffering (and possibly death) far exceeds these petty costs!  And I have discovered a few things to reduce the costs even more!

1) Find the right mask to fit the size and shape of your face!  NOTE: You may also want to find a material print you feel "comfortable" wearing (I prefer these simple white masks)!

2) Work towards a snug (not tight) fit!  NOTE: Not only will this allow the mask to be more effective, but I have found my glasses fog up much less!

3) Be creative!  I came across these plastic "thing-a-ma-jigs" that I find VERY USEFUL (especially when I need to wear the mask for an extended period of time)!  Not only do they prevent discomfort on the ears but they allow me to adjust for a snug fit!  NOTE: The shape of my head forces me to wear them higher up than I suspect they are designed to be worn... but.. whatever works!!!

NOTE: Special thanks to the Sheboygan County Mask Makers and many others who have provided Matthews Oncology Association, Sheboygan Cancer & Blood Specialists and the Sheboygan County Cancer Care Fund with many masks that we can provide free of charge to cancer patients!

M.U.G.G. (Masking Up for the Greater Good) Shots!

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