Tuesday, November 10, 2009


Hello, friends!

As many of you know, the months of training have commenced into one very big weekend for the gals of Our Sole Purpose. My Mom, Sister, Coleen and I took to the streets of DFW and set out for the cause. What started as a small pipe dream among the 4 of us, ended up being one of THE most rewarding experiences of my life. I couldn't have hoped for more as we were inspired and encouraged by our fellow walkers, constant supporters, hometown cheerleaders, friends, family and even random strangers.

We started before dawn on Friday and embarked on a huge journey with close to 3,000 other dedicated participants. I wish I could share with you every weary story, every disgusting blister, every crazy thought, but unfortunately, most of that information lies in small nook of this crazy weekend. We all managed to take different pictures, but I happen to believe that Tiffany chronicled our journey the best.

Here is a portion of the email I sent out to some of my closest supporters before the race in reference to why I walked this weekend:

"In all seriousness, this is a big step for me and my family (no pun intended). It's hard to believe that 4 short years ago my very young/energetic/feisty Mom was battling the biggest fight of her life. I remember feeling the waves of powerless emotions, only to turn around and feel utterly empowered by strength, sympathy, courage and love. You all played a major part of my life during that time and in the time since, and for that, there are truly no words. This weekend will be a celebration of where we are now, a place of thankfulness and hope, with the prayer that we'll offer but an
ounce of what was given to us."

I not only walked for my Mom, but I walked for you. I hope that you'll feel my sincerity as I tell you that I am both honored and happy to do it. Thank you again for all of the love and support...

my cup absolutely spills over.



Up with the sun on Day 1
Why do you walk? "I walk for Zsa Zsa"


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