Last September, I started writing this blog and since then, I’ve received so much love and support, more than I could have ever anticipated. Back in September, I desperately needed that love and support all for myself. Now I feel strong and healthy and would like to pay it forward by uniting my family, friends and readers to walk in and donate to the 2013 Arthritis Walk in Chicago. For general information about the event, click here.
“As the Arthritis Foundation’s signature event, The Arthritis Walk® raises funds and awareness every year to fight the nation’s leading cause of disability. We aren’t just fighting arthritis and helping the millions of people who live with arthritis pain. We’re making the impact of arthritis unacceptable and taking a stand, moving together to help prevent and treat this serious and painful disease through research, education and community programs.
Participants walk for friends or family members with arthritis, and those with arthritis wear blue hats to signify their action to take control of their condition. The event features a three-mile and one-mile course, with arthritis information and activities for the entire family. Pet owners are encouraged to bring their dogs at participating events.”
I started a team under the name Year of Fun. I’m looking for people to join my team, which means you will walk with me on May 17 and help me meet my team fundraising goal of $3,000. To join my team, click here. If you would like to donate to me and the Year of Fun team, click here. From here, you can choose to donate to me individually to help with my pledged amount for the Year of Fun team or to donate to the team as a whole.
By joining the 2013 Arthritis Walk®, you become part of Let’s Move Together, a nationwide community that encourages people to prevent or treat arthritis through movement. Start moving today for better health!