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Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Race For Life

This is my gorgeous cousin, Joanne, who sadly died a few weeks ago from Ovarian Cancer. She had been fighting it for about 3 years. For years I have been saying I would do the Race for Life and this year I am putting my trainers where my mouth is and have signed up for it! I am doing the Inverness one on Sunday 9 May.

If anyone would like to sponsor me for this fabulous cause my sponsorship page is here

Wish me luck girls, to say I am not sporty is a bit of an understatement!!

4 comments:

Lorraine Robertson said...

Hi sweetie,
What sad news to hear & my thoughts are with all of your family just now... having had a scare myself I know only too well how this terrible disease eats away without your knowing it's even there. I give thanks every day that I was one of the lucky ones.

God bless Joanne.

Good on you honey going to do the race & hey... what difference does it make if you walk, run or even finish... the thing is you are making the effort and that is all that counts.

I'll put a post on my blog later for you too as the more light shone on the situation the better.

Love & hugs to all of you at this sad time.

Lorraine xxx

kath said...

oh amanda...how sad that you're beautiful cousin lost her life to this horrible disease...well done you for getting your trainers...I will be only too happy to sponsor you...big hugs kath xxxx

Macpurp said...

she looks just beautiful! such a tragic waste.....have been and click a sponsor for you my lovely xxx

Celeste said...

I was so sorry to read about this. Your cousin was beautiful. I am on a Relay for Life team here in the US. My mother has kidney cancer, my uncle died with pancreatic cancer, and a friend just passed from cancer. We need to get going and rid this disease from our lives. Good luck on your walk.