Single digits you guys. I’m so ready.
Today I got up, did my plank followed by some windshield wipers. You know what those are? You lay on your back and your legs are the windshield wipers. My core is feeling stronger and stronger.
My film club agreed to push our meeting to next week instead of this one because a few members, myself included, got flu shots yesterday and were not really feeling up for it.
Yesterday my friend Nick offered me a D vitamin, I was going to decline because I had taken one in the morning and he pointed out that vitamin D is fat soluble and I realized that taking my vitamins in the morning might not be the best time. I did end up taking his vitamin offer.
My preferred breakfast when I don’t have an avocado around is fruit and black coffee so even if I do eat breakfast there isn’t always fat until lunch. There are some conflicting studies about how much this actually matters but I don’t really see any harm in changing this to a lunch time habit. So starting today I’ll pop a multi at lunch rather than in the morning.
As a reminder, 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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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.