3-Day Walk for the Cure

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 […]

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I Heart My Contributors

August 28, 2014

The hardest part of the 3-Day, 60-mile Walk is not the walking. It’s the fund-raising At least for me I’ve never liked asking for money, no matter how worthy the cause. For the 11th year, my contributors have helped me raise the minimum required to participate in the 3-Day Walk for the Cure. I love […]

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Missing MBTs Have Feet Trembling

July 17, 2014

I bow at the altar of my MBTs. The sandals saved me from 3-Day, 60-mile Walks filled with blisters and lost toenails. Like a spurned lover left with her partner’s debt, I feel betrayed by the company’s financial ruin. What are MBTs? MBTs − The Shoe MBT is an acronym for Masai Barefoot Technology. They are those funny, […]

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Pictorial Proof of 3-Day Walk for the Cure

December 6, 2013

Who knew that walking 60 miles in 3 days would get easier? Wait. Did I say that? The girl who used to drag her feet at signing up for another year? Yep, that was me. Now, I am already signed up for 2014. Cannot Walk Away I cannot believe 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of […]

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Another 60 Miles Under the Feet

November 22, 2013

This is one time the event lived up to the hype. My Fight Like A Girl teammates and I celebrated the 10-year anniversary of our team’s participation in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure. We had a 10-year reunion in beautiful Lake Tahoe 6 of 14 team members walked another 60 miles […]

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A Decade of Miles

November 15, 2013

When this posts, my Fight Like A Girl teammates and I will be on Day One of our next 60-mile, 3-Day journey. We celebrate our 10th anniversary as a team, and look forward to the next decade. Well, at least as long as this 60+ year-old body will support me. I have 20 years on […]

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How We Made Tahoe Pink

October 13, 2013

As some of you know, my Fight Like A Girl team, who walk in the 3-Day Walk for the Cure, celebrated out 10-year anniversary. We celebrated in style at one of our teammate’s beautiful home in Lake Tahoe. We had a mission to Make Tahoe Pink. The short video is that story. Make Tahoe Pink […]

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Thank You Video for my 3-Day Walk Contributors

October 6, 2013

My contributors for the 3-Day Walk for the Cure are awesome. Many of them have been with me all 10 years. When I grovel for more, many of them contribute more than once to make sure the old lady keeps walking. This is a very brief thank you video, My 3-Day Walk Contributors Rock The […]

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Idaho Statesman Goes Pink

October 2, 2013

How cool is this? The Boise newspaper has gone pink. This morning as I walked out to get the paper, I knew it was going to be a bit different. Each year, in recognition of October Breast Cancer Awareness, the Idaho Statesman goes pink. From cover to cover, the pages are all pink The paper […]

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October Signals the Start of Groveling

October 1, 2013

October is breast cancer awareness month. What better time to kick my 3-Day groveling into high gear? If you are new to this blog, allow me to catch you up. The Start of a Journey Over 12 years ago, I received a call from my mom. I was living in San Diego at the time. […]

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