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  • Day 22 of #30DaysOfPD: Cycling With Hope, Optimism, and Parkinson’s

    Posted by Jessie Madrigal Fletcher on April 25, 2022 at 4:30 pm

    John Alexander was diagnosed twelve years ago.  Early on, he heard about the importance of exercise in controlling disease progression. One of his favorite activities over the years had been cycling, so he made it his “go to” form of exercise.

    Soon enough, John began riding with a group. He heard about charity rides to raise money for a good cause, with distances ranging from 10 to 100 miles a day. John set a goal of riding 1,000 miles in one year — achieving it exactly one year after graduating from his Cycling Savvy class. He even wrote a book about this adventure.

    John, you are one mighty cylist!

    Now back to our PD Community: Have you taken part in any fundraising events?

    To read the rest of John’s story, and find out more about his cycling adventures, click here.

    Our #30DaysOfPD initiative is running for the entire month of April. Each day, we are featuring a different story, and a different view of life with PD. To read all of the stories, visit our website.

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