31 Mar '17, 6pm

From Full Paralysis to Finishing a Marathon in 10 Months

From Full Paralysis to Finishing a Marathon in 10 Months

In February 2013, my four-month-old son Alex was diagnosed with a rare and incurable genetic disorder called Neurofibromatosis (NF for short). It causes tumors to grow on any nerve in the body—from the brain, all the way down the spine, to the tips of the toes. The symptoms are broad and vary in severity. The disease can be fatal. Doctors told me kids with NF like Alex would face challenges no child his age should ever have to experience. He could go blind, deaf, have bone deformities, learning disabilities, or even cancer. They told me they couldn’t predict what was going to happen. They told me the only thing I could do was “watch and wait.” That was unacceptable to me. I am a mother. I could not just watch and wait. Doing nothing was not an option. I told them, “Maybe there is nothing you can think of that I can do, but I am going to find something to do.” I spent weeks...

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