Monday, December 14, 2009


I think most people that follow my blog, or my facebook, know that I was a team captain for "Fight like a Girl" which was part of race for the cure 2009. I formed this team to support my good friend Kristina's battle against breast cancer. This team was mostly compiled of old high school friends of hers. She also had a second time, "Girl Power" that had a lot of local Walmart employees join in her name. All in all, the two teams raised over three grand. Wow. I was so proud of all these ladies I can't put it into words.
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Due to the fact that Kristina became seriously ill and was hospitalized with pnuemonia the week of the race, her daughters walked with me. Although this is an experience I am very proud to be able to say I was a part of, it was very very bittersweet to be the one holding her 4 year old's hand when I wanted so badly for her to be there herself. I also "escorted" 13 year old Lauren, her oldest.
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We had a blast. I am sure most are thinking...hmm.. this is old news. This was in October. Well, for the top fundraisers, they send out prizes. I got mine today, and just had to share. I was able, with the help of awesome friends, to raise over 1800 on my personal page. Because of that, I got some good prizes :)
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This is a picture of the bride depicted in my art print I got as one of my prizes. I added that for my non Arkansas readers, haha!
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I also got Because I care cooler and a tshirt, plus a chickfilet family pack. All in all, some pretty cool stuff!
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