I've started my training and taken the time to run the numbers on what it will take to finish the marathon. Also, I currently run slightly faster than a sloth. (Yay, sloths!)
For those wanting to know the end results of my last half marathon, JDRF was kind enough to let me know the total the group raised!
This month I lost a figure who dominated my childhood, my Uncle Steve. This is a post in his memory, and a promise to do something out of love in his name.
Don't expect everyone to say "Yes" to you when asking for donations. "No" happens. What you need to know about "no" is that no matter what, you keep going.
If there is one thing that is important in charity work and fundraising, it's remembering to say thank you to everyone who donates. Here are just a few ways to show your appreciation, both traditionally and on the world wide spider-web.