I talked with my fiance about the idea of doing a charity fundraiser instead of asking for gifts. He was all for it. Instead of guests bringing gifts, they would donate to an amazing cause. It was an awesome feeling when we started to get the initial feedback of love and support.
I also decided to shave my head in support of childhood cancer research and for my dear friend going through chemo.
Daniel's wedding day. It was my day to shine. I was nervous, but ready.
I walked down to meet my husband. As I got closer to the guests, I caught a glimpse of Ashley standing with a huge smile on her face in the crowd of friends and family. She had come to support me on one of the biggest days of my life, even while being deep into her chemo treatments and trying to keep herself going. I knew in those few seconds of eye contact, I could support her, too