It’s the final countdown…

Ok folks, I need to raise $280 in 4 days. That’s about $70 a day. Can you help me out? If I don’t raise the money, I have to pay the balance myself… and Monday’s my birthday. Please don’t make me use my rent money to pay the balance. All donations of $20+ made through […]

Help me leave the craps in Vegas (and win a prize!)

I’m begging now… I need your help. As you know, I am training for a half marathon (48 days!!!!) to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. I’m asking for your help, both financially and in spreading the word. I know my e-mails/blogs/tweets/facebook/dailymile messages are out of control, but I’m totally freaking […]

What’s red and blue and orange?


I’m sure you’ve seen some of the pictures of me with electric blue bangs. That was a clip-on hair piece (obviously fake). You also know I’m a little crazy. You probably know that I am determined to help find a cure for Crohn’s and Colitis. I also have a hard time turning down a good […]

Half Marathon is just a 5k with a 10 mile warm up T-shirts for sale

It’s time for another crazy fundraising idea from your favorite blogger… I’m selling fabulous t-shirts to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. The shirt below (which will be blue with orange design), says, “A half marathon is just a 5k with a 10 mile warmup.” This design was inspired by some of our fabulous Team […]

Amy’s £ for # challenge


My friend Alison, who lives in London, issued me a challenge last week. She said that for every pound I lose between March 12 and June 30, 2010, she would donate  to Team Challenge. She’s also donating £1 for each mile of the race. Currently, £1 is $1.53 USD. So, if I lose 20 pounds […]

Milwaukee Businesses: Sponsor Team Challenge!

I will complete the 13.1-mile Wine Country Half Marathon on July 18, 2010, with Team Challenge to raise funds and awareness for research leading to improved treatment options and a cure for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. I am looking for a few great Milwaukee-area businesses to be corporate sponsors: GOLD $1000 sponsorship: Team Challenge […]