Tag: Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox outlived Rush Limbaugh. Is it karma?

Michael J. Fox outlived Rush Limbaugh. Is it karma?
Karma: the result of a person’s actions as well as the actions themselves. It is a term about the cycle of cause and effect. According to the theory of Karma, what happens to a person, happens because they caused it with their actions. I know quite a few people who believe in Karma. I remember almost five years ago... Read more »

Steve Winwood and Joan Jett join Michael J. Fox to fight Parkinson's Disease

Steve Winwood and Joan Jett join Michael J. Fox to fight Parkinson's Disease
When you think of Michael J. Fox, what first comes to mind? Is it Alex P. Keaton from “Family Ties?” Marty McFly from “Back to the Future?” Maybe his characters from “Teen Wolf”, “Spin City” or “The Good Wife?” I think his legacy will be the work that he’s doing in the fight against Parkinson’s... Read more »

A Year In The Life....My Favorite Moments At ChicagoNow-Part 2

Since this blog deals mostly with Health/Wellness issues, mostly Parkinson’s, it wouldn’t be a recap without focusing on some of those. Parkinson’s is a neurological disease. It would follow that I would have a neurologist. Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? Yeah…but when your neurologist has a stroke (doesn’t anyone see some irony in that?) it... Read more »
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April Is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

Yes kids….PD Awareness Month is just a few weeks away. I just want you to be ready. Be prepared to see a lot of Michael J. Fox in those 30 days. Hopefully, maybe a Linda Ronstadt appearance or two. Oh yeah, you’ll get to see more of me, too….sorry about that. For 30 days, I’ll... Read more »

Denial Is Not A River

  Last week Michael J. Fox and I received some disturbing news. Mike’s self -titled television show was cancelled and I received a decision on my disability claim. To quote Wayne or Garth, I forget which one, from Wayne’s World, “Stairway Denied.” Obviously Mike can handle the financial hit a little..well a whole lot better... Read more »

A Look at 2013

This is my last Blog for 2013…please hold your applause. It started as a way to talk about the effects of Parkinson’s Disease and while that’s still the main focus, like every ChicagoNow Blogger, I can write about whatever I like, at any time. Freedom of the Press, baby!! Power to the people! So for... Read more »
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The Michael J. Fox Show....Another Look

There have now been three weeks,four episodes, of the new Michael J. Fox Show. NBC and his foundation have a lot riding on this so let’s take a look at what has occurred so far. Premier week was a disaster. Ratings of 2.1. Killed by the new Robin Williams show “The Crazy Ones” on CBS.... Read more »

Top 10 Celebs Living With Parkinson's Disease

I’ve never tried a top ten list so why not go for something new. With apologies to David Letterman….from the home office on the northside of Chicago we bring you…. THE TOP 10 CELEBS LIVING WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE!!! 10. King Bhumibol Adulyadej-age 91 Even with Parkinson’s, he’s led Thailand to great things in the fields... Read more »
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    Every five years or so I decide to update this section. I can't believe I've been doing this for close to ten years. The last time I did this I was close to sixty years old. Now I'm just a few months away from the big 7-ZERO. Scary AF!!! I'm pretty sure I won't be doing an update when I hit 80, but you never know. But until then, lets just be grateful.

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