Often I feel very alone on this journey and then today when over 100 people show up in the rain to support our son, our family and ME --- it is extremely overwhelming! It seems like there should be more powerful words than just THANK YOU but all I can say is THANK YOU - THANK YOU - THANK YOU and THANK YOU!
So, clearly with the monsoon that blew in around 4:00 AM --- the walk was not everything I had imagined in my mind but it was still a lot of fun (just a little wet too)! Almost everyone showed up and walked the 5K in the rain. AWESOME!
So here are a few of the over 250 pictures that were taken today . . .
(We got a partial group shot but unfortunately our Team Picture was schedule for 10:30 and that is when the 2nd round of the monsoon blew in - oh well!!)
|We are missing about quite a few people in this picture|
|Sophie & Super Nate|
|Emma, Sophie & Nate|
|The Houston Five|
|Me, Todd (my brother), Dodge (a Diabetes Dude Blue Flamingo) and the AWESOME sign my dad had made for Team Super Nate!|
|That's Right Sweet Boy - - - We are all walking for YOU!|
We received a $100 gift card for food and 15 cases of water for our walkers from Market Street
Kay's Naturals also generously donated 240 individual size bags of yummy snacks! Gluten FREE!!
|Laura & Jessica with some Team Elise walkers in the background.|
|Laura and Joanne - rockin' it in the rain!|
WOW!! I am so amazed with your turn out... we cant do the walk this year but we are gearing up for next fall already... Id love to chat wiht you about how you planned and how you got the sponsorships... Any info you can share is appriciated!!
WAY TO GO!!
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