3-Day Walk for the Cure

12th 3-Day Walk Rocks Fundraising

August 19, 2015

My contributors to the 3-Day Walk for the Cure are awesome. I’ve always known that. Who else would put up with my groveling for contributions so this Old Lady Walking can keep walking 60 miles? 2015 tested the speed of sound. I have not raised the required minimum this fast since my corporate days when […]

Read more →

12 Times 60 Miles Equals a Lot of Walking

June 14, 2015

With my 12th 3-Day Walk for the Cure happening this year, can you blame me for a bit of nostalgia? For the last few years, I have shared periodic newsletters with my teammates. Our first team (before we even realized we were a team) had four members. This year we may have as many as […]

Read more →

Cancer is Not Done Yet And Neither Am I

May 23, 2015

True confessions. I skip over many of the emails with advice for planning for the 3-Day, 60-Mile Walk for the Cure. As I plan for my team’s 12th anniversary, I think – been there – done that. It’s easy to take the steps for granted. I know what training works for me I know what to carry on the […]

Read more →

3-Day Contributors Wow Once Again

May 14, 2015

All I can say is – wow. After 11 3-Day Walks under my feet, you’d think I would be used to the generosity of my contributors. Yet every year, I am humbled by their generous response. May Showers Typically, I start my fundraising in May for the San Diego 3-Day Walk in November. It allows […]

Read more →

3-Day Walk, Cancer and Family

May 4, 2015

You would think as I prepare for 3-Day Walk #12, it would be old hat by now. Far from it. My contributors – some who have been there since my first step in 2003 – never cease to amaze and humble me. They generously contribute and share their stories of loved ones they lost or those who […]

Read more →

A Dozen Years of the 3-Day Walk

March 2, 2015

In 2015, the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure celebrates 12 years of sponsoring the 3-Day, 60-Mile Walk. The organization started in 2003, and so did this walker. Who knew I would be celebrating a dozen years of Walks? The best part is I get to celebrate it with my teammates. A Dozen Reasons In […]

Read more →

3-Day Walk #11 Under the Feet

December 11, 2014

Another 3-Day Walk is under my feet and I am happy to report they are feet without blisters. It was another stupendous 3-Day, 60-Mile Walk for the Cure. We had a new teammate, Holly, who fit right in with our crazy bunch Early morning rain was chased away before the start of Day 1 And […]

Read more →

3-Day Walk Still Excites Me

November 6, 2014

Next week I leave for my beloved San Diego. For those of you who don’t know, I lived in San Diego for nearly 20 years. It was there I experienced my first 3-Day Walk for the Cure − way back in 2003. I will be participating in my 11th Walk with my fabulous team. As […]

Read more →

Pink Edition Tradition Continues

October 14, 2014

The Idaho Statesman continues its tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its annual pink edition. Last year, I accepted their invitation to submit an article. It became My Story at this site. I had not planned on writing a second one this year. I am extremely busy with work. Furiously working to be done […]

Read more →

3-Day Walk Team Adjustments Taken in Stride

October 1, 2014

My 11th 3-Day Walk for the Cure is fast approaching. I always get antsy as we near the date for the Walk. Primarily because I am so anxious to see my teammates again. We are now up to 15 team members. We don’t all walk every year. But once a team member, always a team member […]

Read more →