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Calessa Diabetes Jdrf

  1. 1. JDRF Calessa Schanaman My Story
  2. 2. December 26, 2000 <ul><li>This is my story. I woke Christmas day and my world began to change. You would think being 7 years old the next day after Christmas would be full of fun and celebration but instead that was the day - the day my world changed. Now I live every day with Type 1 Diabetes. </li></ul>
  3. 3. This is my wonderful family
  4. 4. The pets in my life :]
  5. 5. My story began July 15th!
  6. 6. Now our family is complete
  7. 7. Special time with Mom
  8. 8. Being silly with my dad , what’s new!
  9. 9. Summer fun!
  10. 10. Family time
  11. 11. Family trips
  12. 12. My dog Sissy watching over me
  13. 13. Playing at Grandma and Grandpa’s house
  14. 14. Enjoying Christmas Dinner
  15. 15. Being cute! :]
  16. 16. Growing up and getting bigger
  17. 17. Birthdays! yay
  18. 18. Preschool days
  19. 19. Preschool graduation
  20. 20. Siblings
  21. 21. Spring day
  22. 22. Learning to swim
  23. 23. Smile !
  24. 24. Had to be different
  25. 25. December 26, 2000 <ul><li>The day it changed. I did not feel well at all and after my mom took me to the doctor, I ended up in the Hospital. I was scared, confused and not sure what to do next. We began our journey: </li></ul>
  26. 26. I am still me, even with Diabetes
  27. 27. Still Cheer
  28. 28. I go trick or treating
  29. 29. Loved grandparents
  30. 30. A whole year diabetic
  31. 31. Still swim
  32. 32. Have family trips
  33. 33. Going to Halloween parties
  34. 34. Still go to the zoo! Yay monkeys!
  35. 35. Silly sister time
  36. 36. Swing
  37. 37. I do everything that other kids do
  38. 38. I enjoy books
  39. 39. Riding scooters
  40. 40. Hanging out with siblings
  41. 41. And family
  42. 42. How do I deal with it: <ul><li>Day by day! I test multiple times per day and when I first was diagnosed I took shots and my blood sugar levels were all over. Thanks to great people that donate the pump became available for Diabetics. I have been on the pump for over 6 years now and it helps me live and act like everyone else. </li></ul>
  43. 43. Great days
  44. 44. Being dorky
  45. 45. Still have friends and hang out
  46. 46. Play music
  47. 47. Vacations!!
  48. 48. Where I come from! Go huskers!
  49. 49. This is where everything could change.
  50. 50. I still go to the beach
  51. 51. Still bury my sister
  52. 52. Walk along the beach
  53. 53. Hike
  54. 54. Along the river
  55. 55. And trails
  56. 56. Play in the snow
  57. 57. Go to museums
  58. 58. Play with cousins
  59. 59. Canon ball!!! Hehe
  60. 60. Enjoy summer
  61. 61. Play volleyball
  62. 62. Spending time with my family
  63. 63. Have best friends :)
  64. 64. Enjoy my bike
  65. 65. Be loved by my cat :)
  66. 66. Have birthday candles and cake
  67. 67. Get scary , BOO!!!
  68. 68. I have lazy days too!
  69. 69. Watch out roads!!
  70. 70. A couple of diabetics hanging out
  71. 71. Joke around
  72. 72. Have parties
  73. 73. Enjoy the out doors
  74. 74. PARTY!!!
  75. 75. Get teased
  76. 76. Visit my great grandma
  77. 77. Enjoy water slides
  78. 78. And playing in pools
  79. 79. Just think ……. <ul><li>If every person that sees this donates five dollars to the cure for diabetes ,then forwards it to ten of there friends imagine the difference we could make! The power is yours! </li></ul>
  80. 80. Thank you!XoXo <ul><li>I get to have a better life today - Thanks to so many wonderful people like you that have helped contribute to finding a cure with your generous donations. You can help again this year as we walk to find a cure. Help change our lives one step at a time. Please visit http://walk.jdrf.org . Look under Calessa Schanaman team S Squared to donate. </li></ul>
  81. 81. Thanks !…... Calessa :)
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