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Muscular dystrophy and gym class

I can’t count on my fingers and toes how many times I pretended to be sick to get out of gym class in elementary and junior high. Mostly it was on days when we had Presidential Fitness Testing — which … Continue reading

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Choosing the right job/career

If you have muscular dystrophy then you know you are going to have physical difficulty at some point so I suggest making sure that your career path is accessible! My undergraduate degree is in civil engineering and I was going … Continue reading

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The importance of education

I can’t stress enough how important education and learning is for someone with muscular dystrophy. The brain is not a muscle. The brain can continue to flourish despite a decline in physical strength. The brain gets you jobs, paychecks, even … Continue reading

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