As some of you may know, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is an organization near and dear to my heart. Currently, my schedule does not allow the time I would need to train for another event with Team In Training, but that doesn’t have to stop me helping or contributing to this cause… and it… Continue reading Now, for some exciting news…
For the next four days, you can GET 30% off your purchase at Gap, Banana Republic, & Old Navy and they will GIVE The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 5% of your purchase. It starts today (March 12th) and goes through the weekend. Shop to fight cancer! Print your coupon here and use it as many times in the next… Continue reading Get & Give
As a TNT alum, I still get emails weekly about fundraisers and other events taking place in the San Diego area… I wanted to pass the following information along from a message I received today. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is sponsoring a blood drive on Tuesday, March 24th (see below for more details). The… Continue reading Upcoming Blood Drive in San Diego
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!
Hello friends! I’m borrowing one of my teammate’s computers here at the hotel in Monterey. We’ve got less than 24 hours before the race starts! Incredible! We arrived in San Jose yesterday morning just before 8am. It was rather eery flying on September 11th. We took a moment of silence at the exact minute that… Continue reading Under 24 Hours!
I’ll be at the airport, going through security, and preparing to fly up to Monterey for event weekend. WOW. I seriously cannot believe that it is here already. Keep me and my team in yours prayers as we depart for our races (Pac Grove for me and many, Nations in D.C. for a few) as… Continue reading Five Hours From Now…