Thursday, June 13, 2013
"It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me." ~Batman (Batman Begins)
So. I couldn't decide what to post about. Not for of lack of material. Always have plenty of that available to me. But just couldn't commit. I eventually opted for the easy route. I needed easy today. This made me smile. I mean watch this video and try and tell me that it didn't make you smile too. Who doesn't love a superhero? Who wouldn't love these superhero's in particular? Only thing missing is a woman. Say Batgirl. I would be Batgirl in a heartbeat.
Amazing idea. Many thanks to my daughter Caitlin for showing it to me and I think perhaps maybe a call is in order to Zoey's home away from home, CHLA, and see who does their windows. I definitely think LA needs their own superheros scaling tall buidling in a single bound, don't you?
And, in case you are feeling like a superhero today, consider going over to my Team in Training fundraising page and making a donation to my marathon in October. This week we lost one of Zoey's fellow honored teammates here in Ventura County. Alisha was a vibrant, beautiful young woman, with her entire life ahead of her. She was a nurse by profession, who gave lovingly and unselfishly to her patients and who, a year and a half ago, found herself on the other side, as she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Alisha never gave up hope. Not even and most especially, not at the end. So hope is what we cling to and hope is what we strive for as we look to find a cure to Hodgkins and all other blood cancers. To the end, this has got to remain our goal. Cure. This week we wield our superpowers and we do it for Alisha.