Yesterday was September 1st, there are 30 days in September, and the race is on October 8th. I thought I was going crazy because how could it be day 36 in the countdown if 30 + 8 = 38… Oh… duh. The day of the race and the day that it is do not count… Phew! I thought I was having a stroke or something.

My foot is hurting me again today, It’s better than it was but I definitely need to be careful.

Today I spent time with my cats in the morning because I am ditching them for the weekend to go to Maryland. Also because they don’t hurt my foot to hang out with like running and walking might. Tonight when I get to my parents house I’ll ice it before I go to bed. We have plans to run in the morning so I am really hoping laying off today and icing it tonight is enough to set it straight. If not, well, I guess I’ll take this as a rest weekend.

One way or another, CRAB FEAST SUNDAYYY!

Soon this will be my life.

As always, below is some more information about St. Jude’s and the impact your donations make. Your donations are all I want for my birthday! Please donate to this wonderful cause here!



Donations make a difference

Every dollar donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital counts! Take a look at some of the possibilities that your effort could provide to the kids and families of St. Jude.

Infant Care Supplies for 10 Babies: $50

These supplies help parents and nurses care for babies in treatment and include items like diapers, baby bottles, sippy cups, pacifiers, footies and heel warmers.

Wagon: $70

Wagons can make traveling through the halls of St. Jude easier for parents and more fun for a young child.

Parties to celebrate birthdays, holidays and “coming off chemo”: $75

St. Jude provides parties, decorations, cakes and more to keep spirits high during the holidays and to celebrate special occasions like birthdays and a child’s completion of chemotherapy treatment.

Creative Toys: $100

Play is an essential part of every child’s life, and it’s important for the children to have fun as often as possible. At St. Jude, colorful, toy-filled play areas are just as plentiful as exam rooms.

Delicious Meals: $210

St. Jude provides meal cards so that patients and families can enjoy the comfort and convenience of good, nutritious meals in the Kay Kafe, our cafeteria.

One Day of Oxygen: $447

Oxygen is key to keeping the immune system strong. A gift of oxygen can help a young body thrive and help fight cancer at the cellular level.

Child-sized Wheelchairs: $700

These special wheelchairs help children move easily through St. Jude.

Airfare for a parent and child: $1,000 Average

For a patient referred to St. Jude, the hospital covers the cost of airfare for a child and one parent or guardian.


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