Our family has been through a lot with the Type 1 diagnosis of Cooper first, and then Joey a few years later. Since our multiple family diagnosis, we’ve met many families like ours, except that their multiples are usually siblings, not nephew/uncle. It’s a blessing to know that we aren’t alone, that others have similar situations there’s just something… Continue reading Joey FINALLY Meets His Favorite Football Player, Mentor, and Friend!!
Last September, along with our family and friends, we walked in the JDRF Walk To Cure Diabetes at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Joey had several friends along to support him. He had many more friends support him through donations made to his Walk Page. We are really blessed to have such strong support, year after… Continue reading Joey: JDRF Awards & New Beginnings
A couple blog entries back I mentioned that Joey was asked by the American Diabetes Association to audition for the Wisconsin Youth Ambassador position. Drum roll please…he was asked to take the position. He will be Co-Ambassador with his 7 year old nephew Cooper. As I’ve mentioned numerous times before, Cooper was diagnosed 4 years… Continue reading Busier than busy now..
We are blessed to send our boys to great Catholic schools. We love that God is present there, and can be discussed, openly in our schools. We feel his presence throughout the hallways, we see the cross hanging near the front office, we hear the Our Father prayer every morning and say a prayer to end… Continue reading Service Serves the Heart
Our journey with type 1 diabetes began in 2007 with the diagnosis of our grandson Cooper; he was only 22 months old. My husband Joe and I, along with our two boys, Tony, then 10, and Joey, then 6, tried to learn as much as we could about diabetes. I went with my daughter and her husband… Continue reading Everyday Miracles We Chose to See: