Confessions, My Battle with Breast Cancer

Team Julie – 2015

Saturday, October 17, 2015, my wonderful friends joined me for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

We Race Because…

  • One in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
  • Because every minute, somewhere in the world, someone dies from breast cancer.
  • And because, breast cancer knows no boundaries- be it age, gender, socio-economic status or geographic location.
  • We continue to Race because at the current rate, 13 million breast cancer deaths around the world will occur in the next 25 years. (from

Team Julie at Race for Cure 2015

Alison (left) and Margaret (right) are two of my biggest supporters and encouragers. They are my running and workout buddies, and I don’t know what I would do without them.

We finished our race, and started wandering through the vendor booths.  I glanced up in front of us, and I see my best friend since the eighth grade walking toward me. What a splendid surprise! She and her handsome husband, Tim, stayed and watched the Survivor walk, and ceremony.

GinJulie2015Ginger, I cannot thank you enough for that surprise! I am uber blessed to have you in my life! Thank you, thank you!

I didn’t get photos of everyone there. My biggest supporter, my husband, was there. Margaret’s man, Gene aka Big Daddy, was there too! I cannot put into words how special everyone made me feel!

I love all of you guys!!

Thanks again!


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