On Being Diagnosed with Diabetes:
â€œI was diagnosed at a very young age. I was 15 going on 16. It was hard for me to adjust to treating my diabetes, but it was also hard to admit that I had it. I was in denial. That was a big hump for me to get over.
I didnâ€™t understand how I could just go from being a normal kid to having this incurable lifelong disease in a matter of a dayâ€™s time. I was very angry. I was very upset. I didnâ€™t know how to deal with it and I didnâ€™t want to tell people, I was embarrassed by it. And I certainly didnâ€™t want to seem like some charity case.â€
On the Love of His Life:
â€œI have a beautiful girlfriend at home. Her name is Jamie Paetz. Sheâ€™s a model, sheâ€™s 27, and sheâ€™s very beautiful. Sheâ€™s the love of my life.â€
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