It’s a NEW year!
Wishing you all a healthy and prosperous 2024! Some notes to start off the new year… Joey’s bloodwork once again came back A OKAY! It’s a mystery looking at his numbers that he ever had cancer or chemo! Now, radiation is another beast, he was diagnosed with mild scoliosis in his spine that looks as…
Update on Joey’s Journey Foundation!
Our August outing was the most successful to date! We are so humbled by everyone’s generosity and support around this event. Our foundation and all of the families couldn’t do it without you! Finn is still doing fabulous and had finished his treatment in Cincinnati and is home snug as a bug with his family. …
Finn is the fighter we are supporting with this year’s outing. Finn is an awesomely cool 10-year-old that cancer tried to hold back at 10 years old. Well, sorry cancer, Finn walked out on you this month! Finn was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia at 10 years old in December of 2022. For those following…
Newly diagnosed or looking for facts?
Here are some links to get you started.
A Kid Again
A Kid Again is dedicated to providing hope, happiness and healing for families raising children who are living with a life-threatening illness through family "adventures and shared experiences".
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
If you or a loved one is battling a blood cancer or lymphoma, LLS is the place to go for information, help, and advocacy.
"Cancer is a heck of an opponent. It's a bully. But we aren't afraid of a fight. It's elusive. But our focus never fades. It's deadly. But we are known cancer killers. Since 1949, we've pioneered groundbreaking research that leads us to believe we will find the cures for cancer in our blood. Beating Cancer is in our blood." ~ LLS
Momcology® is a national community-based support organization, backed by a professional medical advisory board, directly serving caregivers of children with cancer through facilitated peer support programs, health awareness, information distribution, partnerships with pediatric cancer treatment centers, and engagement in research, projects and programs that address the ongoing needs of families affected by pediatric cancer from diagnosis, through treatment and into survivorship or bereavement care.
Coalition Against Childhood Cancer
Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) is a collaborative network of nonprofits, corporations, and individuals from 36 states and five countries, supporting and serving the childhood cancer community. CAC2 members effectively advance a variety of childhood cancer causes by unifying their efforts.
Substance of Strength
For parents and caregivers. Everyone always says "Don't forget to take care of yourself".
Though it may feel as though a hole is being ripped into you, you are still whole. People need you. You are still the same person. But you have been refined by fire. You can either allow yourself to be consumed by that fire--burned to a crisp--or emerge a purer human being, ready to put what you've endured to use for others.
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