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A War Against Parkinson’s
Posted By Charlotte Marshall On January 20, 2012 @ 12:47 pm In Notebook | No Comments
Check out this great blog, Attitude & Fitness living well with Parkinson’s. It’s about one man’s dedication to fight his early diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease with exercise and fitness. A truly inspiring story and blog - Check it out!
Below is an expecerpt from his blog:
“In March of 2004 I began to notice the first signs of what I learned later to be Parkinson’s disease (PD). After a second-opinion visit to a neurologist at the Center of Excellence in San Francisco, I was officially diagnosed I had PD.
At 47 years old, married 15 years with 2 daughters 13 and 10 I was devastated, but what could I really do. My attitude and conviction from that day forward to beat the disease and live a normal life became my internal battle cry. I was not going to let this thing alter what I wanted to do with my life.
Starting this blog is my first step to getting more involved with others that have PD. I do realize that what works for me may not work for others, but if I can help a few maybe I can have an impact.
Until there is a cure, I vow to fight every day and win the war against Parkinson’s. In the words of Jim Valvano, “Don’t Give Up, Don’t Ever Give Up.””
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