This morning I got up and did my plank. My plan to reset my sleep schedule seems to be working. Hopefully tomorrow’s film club doesn’t undo the progress. I took the long walk to the train today for my morning commute, and on the way I did 40 lunges in two sets of 20. The second round was up a hill!
My stretch pants game is on point. I am going to have a butt you could bounce a quarter off of… but don’t actually do that because I will punch you.
Tonight after work my big plan is to take another long walk home, from the office to the Canal stop (about 2 miles the way I go) and then get off at the first stop in Brooklyn and walk the rest of the way from there (another 4-ish miles). Now that the weather is in the 70’s this is a much more appealing walk. I’m tired of being sweaty, and I believe the skin problems I was having last week were a result of the heat. For the record, my skin is looking very nice today after a weekend of face masks from Lush and icy cold showers.
As a reminder, (and yes I wrote this in my last post too) I am running the Rock n’ Roll Brooklyn half-marathon for a cause! (You think I’m doing this for my health?) Each day I’ve included this information and links in my post so that I might garner a few more donations to help St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital to save a few more young lives. I have to admit, while I post this every day, donations are at a standstill. So even if you only have $1 to spare, every little bit helps and I hope you will throw a few dollars this way.
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As always, here is some information about St. Jude’s and the impact your donations make. Your donations are appreciated! 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.
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.