Today on the show we'll have very special guests in studio, Sheila and Stephie Gagnon, as we'll talk about Stephie Bike tour which is open for registrations. If you would like to register as a participant or even to get involved as a volunteer, you'll find all the details on their website www.stephiesbiketour.com.
They have raised and given back to the Stollery Chrildren's Hospital $95,500 from the past 2 years! It's absolutely incredible and for such a great cause. We're going to talk about how lucky we are to have a hospital where our children get treatment and see specialists from ONE Hospital.
To give you a little background on Stephie, she was diagnosed with Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) and has been receiving treatment for the rare disease.
If you're like me and have never heard of JDM, Here's a few videos that give more information about JDM.
This is Tessa's Story, she is now off her medication!
This video is very hard to watch. This is Mason's story, sadly he passed away last spring at the age of 10.
This last video is Stephie's Story and Journey: