All posts tagged: Get Your Rear In Gear

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and I NEED YOUR HELP!

Cancer is cruel.  It has no conscience. My mother, Carrie, is a health nut who never misses a checkup and won’t even eat a piece of fruit if it isn’t organic.  She isn’t exactly in the common candidate for Colon Cancer, yet she was diagnosed with Stage IV Colon Cancer in March, 2011.  Again, cancer doesn’t follow rules and it doesn’t care who you are. 

Get Your Rear In Gear 5K!

Hello.  I haven’t been able to post in a while.  I can’t even express the intensity of this past month.  I was sick twice with a throat infection and mono, though I didn’t know I had mono until the infection showed up on a test as “past.”  My child was sick.  Worst of all, my sweet mom just landed herself a spot in the ICU last week, though she’s now much improved.  There are no words. In all of the craziness, I realized that the 5K I signed up for months ago to benefit Colon Cancer is NEXT WEEK!  I haven’t been for a run in ages, so I’m not as prepped as I’d like to be, but I’ll run it, darnit!  I will! I need your help!  Colon cancer doesn’t have the funding that many other illnesses and cancers have.  I’d really like to raise a nice chunk of change to help with research, prevention, and care for patients.  Even if you have $5, will you sponsor my run?  It is for such a …