Come on America, Donate to Hope for the Warriors - a very worthy cause to help our Veteran's and their families that are facing great challenges. I set out to meet the "Challenge to the Core" doing 250 sit ups for each day of the month of August and to raise $500.00. At registration H4W had a jersey. Really awesome but I did not want to just purchase it, I wanted to earn it by loosing inches off the abdomen area by August 20th. Just wanted you to know, today I have earned that jersey with a measurable difference, but I still need your help with the donations! Please click into my own Hope for the Warriors donation web page http://rpx.me/1/HJrp and donate $1.00, $5 $10 or $20. Read on for what I will do to add to the challenge.
The Marines have a saying that their titles are never given, they are earned. When I registered there was a jersey that I really wanted. I wrote to my team leader and told him I couldn't buy the jersey, I had to earn it. I set a goal to loose a measurable difference by day 20. I have done a lot of fashion designing in my life, so measurements are not a problem for me to see. They are a fact and better to measure than to weigh, because burning fat in this case, I also produced muscle. You know muscle weighs more than fat. On day one my measurements were 8/1 bust 36, high waist 34 1/2, Waist 36, high hip 39, hip 41. 8/6 Bust 36, High waist, 33, waist 35, high hip 38 5/8, hip 41. 8/16 bust 35 3/4, high waist 32 3/4, waist 34 1/2 high hip 37 1/2, hip 40 1/4. Today (reckoning day) Bust 35 1/4, high waist 32, waist 34 1/4, high hip 36 3/4, hip 40. The goal was to loose inches and never expected within 20 days of 250 sit ups a day, watching what I ate and keeping track of my fluid intake would produce loosing so many inches overall. What was loss is gain for me. I will wear that jersey while I demonstrate my painting of "Our Kids Meet Their Kids" at the New York State Fair.
After meeting the goal I have a challenge for all my friends and readers! Because the dollars have not come in like I was hoping, I am going to post on my Facebook pages and my website www.
artisticimpressionsbyblair.com and click into my blog, another Challenge for H4W For every dollar up to my $500.00 goal earned, I will add another day of sit ups (500). In other words, I am willing to make this a life change and I want others to know they can too and help make a difference in the life of a warrior by your generous donations.
Perhaps you too will want to take up a life changing challenge too. My warriors have laid down so much for me, it time to honor them with my sacrifice. See you at the fair!
Love my warriors!