Five days to go until the game!
I can't pretend that Sunday isn't going to leave me an emotional wreck. But I feel much better facing it with the understanding, support, and love from so many for me and for my parents. I don't think I would have ever started this whole project of doing the things Nick wanted to do without my parents. I don't think I ever would have started this blog without the suggestion from a friend to journal about losing Nick (and all of the other losses that scarred 2011). I wouldn't have had the courage to set up this HUGE event, including the tee-shirts and approaching the Blood Bank, without the encouragement of a few friends in particular, reassuring me that at the very least, they would come. And I definitely couldn't have done this without my boyfriend's constant supply of hugs and encouragement when I'm feeling down and incredible enthusiasm and humor when I'm feeling up.