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Adjusting My Load, and Letting My Attitude Do The Work

June 17, 2011


It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s how you carry it.- Lena Horne Sometimes, the only thing we can change, is our attitudes. That expression “when it rains it pours” can be so true in our lives and sometimes it can all be too much. Some days are overwhelming, while others can be […]

The 30 Project: Thank You

April 1, 2011


Yesterday marked the end of the month long effort to raise money for our team Powered By Noie benefiting the Ride to Conquer Cancer. At the beginning of the  month I asked people to donate $30 on my 30th birthday, and later, I asked again for contributions on my Mom’s birthday, March 30th. In total […]

Update: The 30 Project

March 17, 2011


I’m half way through The 30 Project and so far I’ve raised $880 for Powered By Noie and the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Amazing. Amazing, but I still need your support. Our goal as a whole is to reach $30,000 and today, the team  has raised over $5, 200 in BC and almost $1,000 in […]

Introducing: The 30 Project

February 28, 2011


March kicks off a series of important events. First, it’s my 30th birthday. Yawn…. don’t get excited, I stopped celebrating my birthday when I was thirteen. However, this year is different. Actually every birthday I’ll have now will be different. See, I stopped celebrating my birthday, but my Mom never did. Actually, she was the […]

A Legacy She’d Be Proud Of

January 10, 2011


One year ago yesterday, my relationship with my Mother changed forever. She died in Ontario surrounded by her family and the people she loved. I sat beside her and held her hand for hours until eventually, her time with us here, ended. In the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking about this day and how […]

It’s working

June 21, 2010


Patrick Sullivan, captain of Team Finn and father of Finn Sullivan who died in 2008 made a pledge at last years ride that in 2010 he would be back with his team (of then 12) and they would be 100 riders strong. This year, the pink jersey’s of Team Finn were 152 riders strong and […]


June 18, 2010


So here we are. It was just a few short months ago when Kierstie and I decided to participate in this incredible event and join the fight against cancer. The fundraising was daunting and the training was going to be long, but we did it, here we are, ready to go. First and foremost, we […]