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We have 30 days. I can't believe it.

This journey has been so eye opening on every front. The training has been the easiest (cannot believe I'm saying that). The mental part the toughest (that's not surprising in the least). And the financial part harder than I thought.

We are halfway to our $10,000 goal and that scares me since we are so close. It's easy for people to like, love and share things on social media for us, which I so appreciate. We live in a time when "good deed" and cute animal videos are shared all over the place as palette cleansers for what's going on in this sometimes scary world we live in. The issue that I'm finding since I'm living it, is that there is no genuine connection. Watch this video for 2 mins. Get teary, LOVE it, share it, go drink coffee. Repeat. 

I'm guilty of this myself.

It's easy to glaze over it. And when I say "it" in this particular instance, I mean our story and our goal: to help provide experiences just like this for other kids and adults like Noah. I get these "you're so inspiring" and "that is so great" comments all the time which I also, so appreciate. They do, genuinely, make me feel like I'm doing something better in the world. They come at times when I'm questioning all of this or when I'm tired or frustrated and they make me lock it back up and re-focus. What I want now, though, is for people to put those "atta girls" into action.

What have I inspired you to DO? Go back to something you loved but gave up? Take on something that scares you? Pull someone on your bike in the mountains of Colorado? Financially support someone who does? <<-----that last part would be helpful currently. Oh, here's that link in case you need it again:

https://kyle-pease-foundation-inc.networkforgood.com/projects/50559-helen-gardner-s-fundraiser

I have faith that we'll hit our financial goal by August 28th and that I can hit the road with Noah with smiles on our faces knowing that we've made an impact for future athletes with disabilities.





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