Friday’s Fabulous Follower – Maureen – Running For A Cure – Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Meet Maureen -

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Maureen

My name is Maureen Polson and this year I decided to take on the challenge of running my first marathon with Team in Training to help raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Teams are made up of individuals. Without them, there is no team. I have a mission-to help find cures and more effective treatments for blood cancers. I wanted to help make a difference and run to honor my friend, Jennifer, who was diagnosed this year with Leukemia and also for my friend, Shauna’s 5 year old daughter, Madison, who is fighting Leukemia for the second time in her young life.

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Jennifer was diagnosed this year with Leukemia.

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This is 5 year old Madison, who is fighting Leukemia for the second time in her young life.

Like the other members of TNT, I will be raising funds to help find cures and better treatments for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma. I’m improving the quality of my life by participating and with your support, I can help improve the quality of life for patients and their families as well.

I am hoping to raise at least $1,200.00 and have raised $700.00 so far.  It will be hard and it will be challenging but I know that for those who fight these diseases, I can help to make a difference.

I want to thank Krissy at Not Fast Just Fabulous for sharing my story to help honor those who I am running for.  If you would like to be one of my heroes, please visit my fundraising website to make a donation.  Any amount is truly appreciated as I will help me reach my goal one mile and one dollar at a time!

To donate and help Maureen reach her goal one mile and one dollar at a time please visit her Team In Training Donation Page HERE!

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About Krissy

After years of struggling with crippling pain, depression, and physical limitations due to 2 strokes, I decided to fight back. I threw aside my cane, stopped taking the heavy medication that left me dazed and unmotivated, and stepped outside. At first I walked, then I jogged, and now I run to remind myself that anything is possible. It hasn’t been easy and I'm not very fast, but I feel fabulous. I hope that my journey will help motivate and inspire others to dream beyond their abilities and take it one step at a time.

Posted on February 28, 2014, in Friday's Fabulous Follower!, Inspiring and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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