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Jessica’s Story (Cystinosis)

Jessica's Story (Nephropathic Cystinosis, Kidney Transplant)

When I was 22 months old, my parents were in the middle of a fight to find out what was wrong with their daughter. My mom (my fight-like-a-girl role model!) visited doctor after doctor and endured multiple misdiagnosis’ before finally hearing the word “cystinosis”. When she and my dad looked …

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Debi’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Debi's Breast Cancer Survivor Story

My First Triathlon…. an emotional, exhilarating and downright terrifying experience! 32 years old…3 knee surgeries…1 collarbone surgery….1 broken jaw…1 horrible forearm  reconstruction due to dog bite… 1 bum shoulder…plantar fascitis…and a foot injury. Oh yeah, and a very recent Breast Cancer survivor. These were most of the ’cards’ stacked against me when …

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