Thursday, September 6, 2012

Pulling. it. off.


The fundraiser gala was a success!  And to be honest, after all this work and stress (and carrying 20 lb bags of ice down Milwaukee Ave), running a little old half marathon seems like a walk in the park! 

It was a lot of worrying, but the weather ended up being perfect, we had more than enough booze, and we had a great crowd.  All of this was made possible by the tireless efforts of my best friend Rachel!
I don't know if HDSA will ever understand what an amazing resource she is!  I know i try to seem like i have it all together, but on most occasions, i am totally winging it and just scraping by, and the only reason anything i attempt ever succeeds is because of her!  She works harder than anyone i have ever met - and any one running the Chicago Half Marathon this weekend can get the chance to meet her this weekend as she will be at our tent in the charity village all morning!!

Some pics from the night:
Our amazing door men!

Now its time to gear up for this weekend!


  1. Yay! Glad to hear it was a success!

  2. Yes! I am so happy it was a success! And you both look so fab :)

  3. Congratulations for having such a fantastic event. I knew that everything would work out. Woohoo!

  4. Congratulations on your successful Gala! See, all that time and frustration was worth it, right? Right!

  5. Awesome evening. We had such a lovely time--thank you! Rock on!