It might be the last day of September by the time you read this (seriously? where did it go?), but it’s not our last chance to promote cancer awareness… and particularly childhood cancer awareness. Take a minute to see the big picture over at The Boston Globe and visit some of the websites on the… Continue reading Continue the Awareness…
Christopher Reeve once noted, “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” There are two days left of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I’m choosing hope. Hope that people will see their own ability to make a difference. Hope that awareness has been created. Hope that many registered as bone marrow donors (I know my roommate did, love… Continue reading Hope.
San Diego Represent! Originally uploaded by strong_enough “The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.” Anais Nin Race day was a blessing… and it is my hope that I too was a blessing to others through raising awareness and… Continue reading Race Day Photo Op
Scroll down or go here for Part 1 of 3 for RACE WEEKEND. And now, the big day! RACE DAY!!! Waking at 4:30am proved to be much easier than I expected… I guess it was the excitement?! Probably. I had everything prepped… from my “nutrition planned and proved” breakfast of champions to my tri clothes… Continue reading Race Day! — Part 2 of 3 for RACE WEEKEND
A much belated, but carefully thought (and hopefully engaging) account of race weekend… I last messaged you all on September 11th after arriving safely in Monterey… oh! What an eventful weekend it was! After I sent out that email, I met up with my team for a walk into downtown Monterey for lunch. “It’s only… Continue reading Race Prep — Part 1 of 3 for RACE WEEKEND
I received the following email today from Courtney’s mom and wanted to pass the information along. I registered back in May and keep my donor card with me all the time. I may never get a call asking me to be a bone marrow donor, but I may get one a month from now or… Continue reading Free Bone Marrow Registration!
It’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and I raced on Childhood Cancer Awareness Day, so I wanted to share some of the videos that I’ve discovered from some of the blogs that I read (many of which are linked there at the side). Ellie Skees’ mom Sarah posted the following video here: The little boy Max,… Continue reading I’ll get to the race, I promise. But first…