First and Goal: What Football Taught Me About Never Giving Up Jake Byrne dreamed of playing professional football. He had the size, the talent, the drive…but at age 14, he found out he also had type 1 diabetes. Still, Jake was determined to reach his goal. And God was determined to guide and empower him… Continue reading First and Goal: Never Give Up On Your Dreams! By Jake Byrne
2:00 AM: Tonight started rough, was losing patience and Faith! So one bad memory that I have from when my beautiful mother spent 17 nights at this same hospital is that some nurses do not like giving pain medication! Why they work on a surgical floor is beyond me! Patient Advocate: My husband is my “patient… Continue reading The night before surgery, and the day of surgery.
Six (6) years ago we had a trip planned to Disney World, then when we returned home I would have back surgery. It was all on the calendar. What wasn’t on the calendar was Type 1 Diabetes! I have had back problems since I was in my thirties, it’s called Degenerative Disc disease. I was… Continue reading Back Surgery – Finally Scheduled
As my daughter Jenny’s birthday is fast approaching, I am thinking about her and my son John – and how about how close they were as kids growing up. They were so rambunctious that their grandma Marge would’nt babysit them together! She would take one and my mom would take the other! They were… Continue reading Irish Twins: Surviving Raising Them
UPDATE: July 11, 2015: It is with deep sadness to say that Kycie Jai Terry has passed away. According to her facebook page she died at approximately 4:30 this morning. Kycie was diagnosed in January 2015, her blood sugar was over 1100, because of this her brain bled into her brain stem. She was making progress… Continue reading Know the Symptoms, Save a Life! RIP KYCIE!