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Monday, April 27, 2009

success!

Sunday was a beautiful day! My friend Ems* agreed to walk with me at the March of Dimes March for Babies walk. I had a great time catching up with her. This is a picture of us at the start of the race. Ems is proudly showing off her beads that symbolize that she is walking for her future babies. :)


image courtesy of TheMomExperience


Here we are at the end of the walk**. We made it! I was worried beforehand that I wouldn't succeed, but it was so easy walking with a fun friend.

image courtesy of theotherjackson5

We also met a lot of other cool bloggers (like mooshinindy, designhermomma, theotherjackson5, TheMomExperience, ordinarysarah, karensugarpants, and many others***).

It was a great experience walking for such a great cause. Maddie touched many lives and I hope that the money raised from these walks will help other families not have to go through what Maddie's mom and dad have.

I heard on the news that Indy raised over $125,000 for the March of Dimes! Go Indy!

* Ems said I couldn't link to her blog if I posted a picture of her. Since I posted 2, I figured I really better not. She's convinced these pictures are horrible. I think they're great, so I'm hoping she changes her mind and lets me link! UPDATE: Ems posted a comment so she inadvertantly linked back to her blog, so I went ahead and made it easier by linking above too!

** Okay, so we're also cracking up because we made theotherjackson5 re-do the picture she originally took of us. We were horrified about the # of chins in the picture. Let's just say there were more chins than people... not a good thing! I think this is the longest my neck has ever looked in a picture. Tyra would be so proud.

*** If I met you at the walk but don't have you listed, let me know your blog address, and I'll add you!


UPDATE: karensugarpants kindly sent me this group photo. I think it makes the post more complete.

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7 comments:

Karen Sugarpants said...

You guys look beautiful! I was proud to walk with you - I wish we had chatted more but I was feeling kinda shy and emotional. :)

Sarah said...

That looks so fun!!! I did the March for Babies here and it was incredible!

ems said...

If you watch my video, and can tell me what it's about, then you can link :-) (But all I can think is OMG - WHO is that fat chick that Chris walked with?!)

ems said...

Hold up - I just linked to my blog by posting a comment. Shoot. Outsmarted again! :-)

punkinmama said...

Bwahahaha! Yes, I'm now modifying my post to put a direct link to your blog! Hee hee hee.

And I promise I'll watch your video too!

Kristi said...

Love the photos! So nice meeting you on Sunday. We should get some of these nice Indy bloggers together again someday.

moosh in indy. said...

HEE! I like the poodle in the background, and I too have many pictures with a very looong neck. ;)

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