Sharon - Living with Lupus

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

First Post, Here Goes...

Well, this is officially my first post for the TEAM Caksey blog that Cherish has so graciously put together for the Lupus Walk in September. While she is the technical brawn behind the operation, April is the muscle brawn. April said that she is going to "Run Forest Run" and come in first place in the walk. As for me, all I did was get diagnosed with Lupus and so I haven't quite figured what kind of brawn that is.

The wheels started spinning when April decided months ago that she was going to participate in the walk in honor of me. I thank God that she is walking in honor of me instead of in memory of me.
Not only am I thankful for these two but also for all of you that are reading this. Life always seems to throw unexpected twists and turns our way. I had no intention of being diagnosed with a chronic illness-trust me that was never on my radar-but since it has happened, I have decided that despite the rain, I will see rainbows. So with that said I have decided to volunteer for the Lupus Alliance of America's Michigan/Indiana chapter. I am beyond thrilled! I am going to do PR one day per week for the Alliance spreading awareness. I just want to help get the word out about Lupus and its devestating effects on a person and their loved ones.
I have Cherish and April to thank for this move. They are always very vocal about how I inspire them but now I am returning the favor. They were my inspiration in my decision to volunteer. I figured if they can do all this for my cause then I should be able to do something for my cause. Everyone can do something is what I have always said. So, publicly, you ladies already know that I love you but now I am saying thank you. Thank you for your friendship, understanding and inspiration. Furthermore, I went seeking a volunteer opportunity but left the Alliance with the director telling me that he is going to attempt to seek funds to pay me a lil something, something. "What the devil meant for evil, God set it up for good." Until...

10 comments:

Cherish said...

Who-hooo!!!!!!!!
Breakfast House on Sharon next time I'm in the D!!!

Sherri Blaise said...

Dang it! That's what I get for running my mouth! Ha!

loveisdope said...

Go ladies go! Love it. :)

-Demetria

April (AP) said...

Aww shoot! Leavin messages on the blog! Owww! Go Cakesy! Go Glue!

Terri said...

All of you are an inspiration and I am so bless that I know you...thank you Sahron for being an instument of Praise to God

Emaclin said...

Hi Sharon,

I'm a LS of Cherish, I just want to encourage you to keep fighting!! You story is absolutly inspiring. You certainly are blessed. I will definately pray that God continues to keep his hand on your situation, that he keeps you strong mentally, physically and emotionally. Just always remember HE is there, ALWAYS!!
You are a phenomenal writer by the way!

Take care and I look forward to keeping up with your blog!!

Emily Maclin

Khaalid said...

hot chicks in that pic!!! :)

Cakesy said...

Ugh oh. King Leed has spoken. April, we are officially hot! Hecks yeah!

April (AP) said...

Yeah! All it took was a blog to get us there. :-) I am mad u called Leed "King Leed".

April (AP) said...

Yeah! All it took was a blog to get us there. :-) I am mad u called Leed "King Leed".