This is my buddy boy, Zachary James. He is daddy's boy though and through. He cuddles with me every chance he gets, follows me around, and is full of life. Zach has a metabolic disease called PKU. Basically, he can't and won't ever be able to eat normal amounts of protein. So, that means he is on a super regulated diet. We literally count and weigh everything that goes into his mouth, it's wild.
Anyway, PKU is a seldom known about disease and the families of PKU kids in MI are trying to raise awareness and money for research. My wife has an excellent post on her blog and you can check it out