Skip to main content

The Friday 56

Welcome to Week 149!



Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It's that simple.






It's possible that I actually had Parkinson's for five or even ten years before I noticed the twitching in my pinkie that morning in Florida. Scientists believe that by the time a patient notices even the tiniest tremor--the blinking red light, if you will--as much as eighty percent of the dopamine-producing cells in the substan-tinigra are already dead, totally lost without any possibility of recovery.


Comments

  1. Wow, that's scary it could be in your body for so long before there's any indication.

    ReplyDelete
  2. The blurb you've posted in frightening. I've been curious about this book, and I hope you'll post a review of it.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh man...that's scary to think that it's too late to do much by the time signs start to show.

    ReplyDelete
  4. So sad and yet Michael J. Fox is so inspiring to us all. Thanks for hosting!

    ReplyDelete
  5. I can't imagine what that must be like. I was really sad when I heard he had Parkinson because I always loved his acting! Hope you have a good weekend and thanks for hosting,
    Juli @ Universe in Words

    ReplyDelete
  6. I've been wanting to read this one for a long time. It sounds very enlightening.

    ReplyDelete
  7. I've enjoyed watching Michael J. Fox on television over the years. So sad to see the disease progress.

    ReplyDelete
  8. That is so frightening...and this book is one on my list. Enjoy!

    ReplyDelete
  9. That is a book I really want to read. And I've always wondered about what he's saying there. I have an uncle with Parkinson's, so I've seen this happening up close.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I'll have to add this one to my stack. I have always liked Michael J. Fox and he is very inspiring in his struggle with this disease.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Thanks for reminding me about this book. I remember when it came out. I want to read it.

    ReplyDelete
  12. I love his work. So sad, and yet so uplifting and brave of him to share his struggle with Parkinson's in his book.

    ReplyDelete
  13. It takes courage to share such a struggle. I miss Michael on the screen.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. He is on a new show, The Michael J. Fox show, and it is pretty funny. Considering it is based on his real life, it is a great representation of him and his disease. With humor thrown in, of course.

      Delete
  14. I've had this book on my shelf for quite a while now. I really should get it read soon.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Comments are for Google Users Only due to spam comments. Thank you for taking the time to leave your opinions and comments.

Popular posts from this blog

Scooby Doo: The Sword And The Scoob

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL NOW AND DVD MARCH 23! RATED F 72 minutes AMAZON An evil sorceress transports the gang back to the age chivalrous knights, spell-casting wizards, and fire-breathing dragons. While there, Shaggy unwittingly pulls out Excalibur from a nearby stone to cut a block of cheese and now no one is sure who the rightful ruler is. The legendary wizard, Merlin, appears and explains that the throne of Camelot must be determined through TRIAL BY COMBAT. Our heroes pull out all the stops to try and win the tournament, break the witch's hold on King Arthur, and find a way back to the present in this legendary story of Scooby Doo in King Arthur's Court. REVIEW: It was weird starting off with a He-Man lookalike, Thunder the Barabarian), until I realized a character from the film was watching the cartoon in the airplane. Still, it was kind of cool to reminice about two cartoons from my childhood. So many great actors bring the film to life! What a fun story it was too! Although

Loveswept - Holiday Hop!

Happy Holidays to everyone - Romance At Random is celebrating their Loveswept line with a random e-book Giveaway to 25 winners plus an opportunity to win one Grand Prize from www.romanceatrandom.com . Enter here to be included in the FREE random e-book drawing (25 winners will pick up their FREE book from Net Galley) and then stop on by www.romanceatrandom.com and comment to enter the drawing to be the ''ONE” Grand Prize winner, to win a selection of great books! Good Luck & Happy Holidays to all! INCREASE your chances to win by visiting all of the participating 'Loveswept - Holiday Hop' sites! Winners will be contacted after 1/10/12. <p><p>Loading...</p></p> Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list... You can use our site link for readers to see the participating sites and also enter for th

#Win I Take My Coffee Black - Tyler Merritt (US)

Tyler Merritt  is an actor, musician, comedian, and activist behind The Tyler Merritt Project. Raised in Las Vegas he has always had a passion for bringing laughter, grace, and love into any community that he is able to be a part of. For over twenty years now he has spoken to audiences ranging from elementary school students to nursing home seniors. His television credits include ABC's  Kevin Probably Saves The World , Netflix's  Messiah , Netflix's  Outer Banks , Disney/Marvel's  Falcon and the Winter Soldier  and Apple TV's upcoming series  Swagger . Tyler's viral videos "Before You Call the Cops" and "Walking While Black" have been viewed by over 60 million people worldwide with “Before You Call The Cops” being voted the number one most powerful video of 2020 by NowThis Politics. He is a Cancer survivor who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Connect with Tyler on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram and Youtube . HARDCOVER / ISBN-13:  9781546029410