Joseph is an amazing individual with a huge passion for sports. He would love to study sports journalism in college and work for ESPN. He is on The Colony golf team and loves baseball. For the past year and a half, Joseph and his mom Shawna, have been an active part of YMSL, a philanthropy mother/son group in The Colony, TX. Joseph spent 20 hours last year helping his community doing various community service projects. It is his hope to beat this cancer so he can continue making a positive impact.
No parent wants to hear that his or her child has cancer. The Bartholomew family is going to do all they can to turn their seemingly healthy young man cancer free. Unfortunately, that comes with a high financial cost. With our help, we can lessen their financial burden so they can put all of their focus on getting Joseph well again. Let’s all join hands and show the Bartholomew family our utmost love and support.
"Cancer is messy and scary. You throw everything at it, but don’t forget to throw love at it. It turns out that might be the best weapon of all.” – Regina Brett
Feet, Pray, Love
"Joseph, Anna and Michael are all doing well. We have a had 3 chemotherapy treatments and have seen an amazing reduction of the tumor on his right foot. I mean really amazing!! It's gone from the size of a softball to nearly nothing.
The treatments do cause quite a bit of nausea, so venturing out (even to school) has been difficult. Home bound school starts this week so Joseph can keep up with his classes. Yeah!
Anna has done an excellent job to date managing his homework pick up and drop off. Thanks! Sis! Brother Michael has been Joseph's right-hand man, getting snacks and water.
Again we are blessed with a great, supportive community and I thank you all for continued prayers and especially meals and help on treatment days. Weekly chemo treatments will continue for 27 more weeks - whew!
My sister, Michelle, was able to fly down from Nebraska to help out this past week. Thank you again Dave for the Southwest buddy pass. It really meant a lot!!
Love, blessings and prayers to all." - Shawna Bartholomew
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