Awareness & advocacy · Fundraising · JDRF · One Walk

Our first fundraiser was a success!

September 25, 2016 marks the date of this year’s JDRF One Walk in Mishawaka. (Mark your calendars and walk with the Luke’s Lifesavers team!) Last year we barely made the walk. By the time we were diagnosed and felt comfortable with everything, it was just around the corner. We managed to raise $1200 in just a couple… Continue reading Our first fundraiser was a success!

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Awareness & advocacy · family · JDRF · T1D 101

One big family.

The day Luke was diagnosed, and we were all settled in to our temporary living space, I quickly learned what an incredible, amazing, HUGE support system we have as a Type 1 family. As soon as we left the doctor’s office with the official diagnosis, I called four of the most important people in my… Continue reading One big family.

A new norm · JDRF · swimming

Feeling normal again.

We had our first JDRF Northern Indiana meet-up over the weekend at Shepard Swim School. It was so nice for Joel and I to meet so many other Type 1 parents, all sharing similar, yet different stories of our kiddos. Some takeaways from me: Joel and I have always been grateful that Luke’s diagnosis didn’t come until he was… Continue reading Feeling normal again.

Awareness & advocacy · JDRF

JDRF One Walk 2015.

JDRF is an amazing organization that fundraises year-round. The ultimate goal of JDRF is to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. The money raises each year is used towards research for improving the lives of T1Ds, as well as searching for that cure. There are some amazing developments going on right now! Each year… Continue reading JDRF One Walk 2015.