Table of Contents

Foreword by Francis Price, CEO, Q3 Industries………….10

Introduction…………………………………………………………13

I. Growing Up with Diabetes…………………………………… 15

• Diabetes – How It All Happened

• My Spiritual Foundation
• High School Friendships
• College Life
• A Well-Rounded Education
• Diabetes – A Family Affair

II. To Have and to Hold From this Day Forward………….49

• Retinopathy
• Diabetes and Marriage
• Diabetes and Pregnancy
• Juggling Diabetes, Motherhood and Working
• Early Elementary Parenting
• A Diabetic Working Mother

III. The Entrepreneur……………………………………………. 73

• My Dad – The Entrepreneur
• Dad’s Heart Attack

• Losing My Spiritual Mentor
• Racial Awakening
• Working for Lewis Metal Stamping
• Soup Du Jour-The Automotive Minority Supplier Joint Venture
• Developing Peak Performance Blood Sugar Levels–
. The Impact of Emotions on Diabetes
• A Moving Corporate Yard Stick

IV. From Tragedy to Triumph…………………………………113

• A Hurt Like No Other
• Lewis Metal Stamping – On My Own?
• An Unexpected Mentor
• Special Recognition – Black Enterprise Magazine

V. The Perfect Plan, or Was It?………………………………..135

• A Perfect Business Plan and a Back-Up Plan
• Demise of the Technical Support Agreement

VI. Perseverance Put to the Test………………………………141
• Kidney Failure
• Qualifying for a Kidney Transplant
• Our Kidney Transplant
• Post-Kidney Transplant Management– Replacing One Disease Regimen with Another
• The Future of Lewis Metal Stamping
• Another Transplant

VII. Victory Lap…………………………………………………….179
• A Test of Endurance and Proof that He Lives!
Epilogue………………………………………………………………191

About the Author………………………………………………….197

 

 

 

 

 

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