Back in my younger days, I had a list called the 45 by 45 list. Kind of like a bucket list....but I want to be clear that my list pre-dated the Bucket List movie. It was a list of 45 things I wanted to accomplish between my 44th and 45th birthday. One thing was to do a building climb. I did the Big Climb in Seattle. It was awesome. And it was to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.....which is actually an organization that provides support and education for all blood cancers, including multiple myeloma.
Fast forward 5 years and irony of ironies...I have a blood cancer. So in March of 2013, I'm going to do the Big Climb again and raise funds for the LLS. Funny how things work. But this time, doing it as a team....so far I have team commitments from Matt Arms, Destiny (my niece) and Justin (her fiance). Registration isn't until November, but got to get in early, cause the number of registrations is limited.
Good stuff. Here's a link to the big climb website:
The LLS has a whole host of free booklets on key support topics. Follow this link to download or order. One such booklet has to do with ...