Emily's Blog

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EmilyI’m Emily. I have no kids, no pets, not even a plant to water! That’s right, I’m single, sassy and loving this lifestyle that allows me to jump in the car, on a plane or train on a moment’s notice to get out and experience all the beauty this world has to offer.

By day I crunch numbers, by night I strive to be the best friend to my best friends (how lucky am I to have more than one!?!?)!  I pride myself on being the “fun” aunt to my nephews and treasure the time I get to spoil them.

Though I live in Chicagoland now, I dream of living in So Cal again.

Mail: Ain’t Too Proud To Beg!

The Betty's are asking for help yet again.  This one should be SOOOOO easy!  We can receive mail during the 3-day.  I speak from experience when I say how wonderful it is to receive mail during the walk.  You can send a long heartfelt letter or a funny picture or...

Redefine Breast Cancer Awareness This Year!

It’s hard to imagine there is anyone that doesn't know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  So what do you say that hasn't been said?   Slogans? Rub ‘em if you love em Save the ta-ta’s Check your bumps for lumps Save second base Rub your Boo-Bees Big...

Fundraising : Why I Fight Through My Anxiety

I spent much of the day thinking about fundraising.  For those that know me they would never guess what a shy person I am.  No really, no no, really I am.  Painfully shy as a child and forced out of my shell as an adult in the workforce.  My first attempt at...

Why I Walk

Why wouldn't I? Breast cancer isn't just a branch on my family tree - it's the whole tree!  Okay, maybe a slight exaggeration but not too far off.  I lost my aunt to breast cancer when I was in high school.  My mothers diagnosis was next.  We had a few quiet years,...

Introducing Emily

I’m Emily. I have no kids, no pets, not even a plant to water! That’s right, I’m single, sassy and loving this lifestyle that allows me to jump in the car, on a plane or train on a moment’s notice to get out and experience all the beauty this world has to offer. By...