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Frozen. But not in the way you would think.

He’s a born and bred Winnipeg boy so the fact that the mountainside was a brisk zero degrees Celsius, or thirty two degrees Fahrenheit, had little to do with the fact that he could not move. He had pushed just a tad bit too far in search […]

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It may rhyme with the 80’s rock band AC/DC but the only thing air conditioning and Parkinson’s has in common with the band is that they both can make me shake all over.

I was about to take the stage in front of 200 or so healthcare leaders and I was quite uncertain that I […]

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When the trip was first announced I came home and immediately said to my wife, Sheryl, ‘I want to go on this trip’. The trip was to India. It was a service trip where individuals from our church were invited by churches in India to assist them in their work. Their work consisted of establishing […]

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Accepting Limits

On September 18, 2018 By

“I will not be defined by Parkinson’s.”

I have heard and used some form of this statement more times than I can recall over the past seven years since I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. While I understand the feeling behind the statement, I’m still left with a bit of unease and a sense that it’s […]

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I know, I know it’s a counter intuitive title and for some it may be right off putting. But of recent I’ve been reminded again that within every cloud there is that sliver of a silver lining.

Sheryl and I (Sheryl being my wife and partner in this Parkinson’s journey) had the opportunity recently […]

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Every time I visit new venues, I meet the most unbelievable people. I would like to share with you the learning, the joy, and the love I have experienced in my travels.

One of my trips took me to Temple, Texas, one hour from Austin. I was met by Kathleen Brown and her husband Rayford, […]

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