Hey readers! I love blogging about all things fitness, food and lifestyle but this post is especially important to me. Earlier this year my younger brother, Andrew, was diagnosed with Stage 2 Colon Cancer. For someone who is only 27 years old, this is pretty rare. Luckily he has been under the care of some really great physicians at Vernon Cancer Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and he underwent his final chemo treatment last week!
My brother received such great treatment at Vernon Cancer Center not just in terms of his scheduled treatments but also in terms of support to help him get through this difficult time. Now its our turn to give back and raise money for the hospital so it can continue to help other patients like my brother! On Saturday September 30, 2012 my family and I will be participating in HopeWalks a 3.5 mile walk to benefit the Vernon Cancer Center and help patients dealing with cancer. Please support me and my family in our efforts to fundraise for this great cause! My personal goal is $100 but my team goal is $5,000 so any donations you can make will help. Visit my donation site to show your support http://giving.nwh.org/myownbalance
Thank you to all my wonderful readers! Fitness is something we do for ourselves to keep our own lives healthy and balanced but sometimes staying fit and active can help other people achieve their balance! Stay tuned for updates from the walk!