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JUDY AND IAN’S PARKINSON’S STORY 2019
As you may or may not know, Judy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s 20 years ago at the age of 53. Ever since, we have been fighting an ongoing battle to keep our lives together and to make Jude’s life as comfortable and active as possible. Symptoms gradually increased until we came to the decision with the expert help and guidance from our Neurologist to undertake Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery (DBS) in 2016.
This indeed was a brave and courageous decision by Jude, but after some initial setbacks things have improved. Gone are the tremors and uncontrollable dyskinesia, but balance and speech are still a constant challenge.
Jude has continued to be as active and positive as possible and has joined Rotary in Rosebud doing good for others both locally and around the world.
We are again looking to our Parkinson’s walk for our 11th year on August 18th. Jude has just commenced her fund raising campaign to try and top her average $10,000.00 raised in past years.
Totalling over $100,000.00 to contribute to vital research for a cure for this awful complaint.
Please support her cause once again by walking with us, or donating, as indeed will our family and friends.
We would like to particularly like to thank all our friends and family who have contributed previously, by either donating or walking with us
23 days ago
28 days ago
59 days ago
From Gael Traa
60 days ago
From Claire Burn
From the Waterfall Gully Cafe
61 days ago
Well done Judy!
62 days ago
sorry we can't walk with you with you all this year, hope all goes well
68 days ago
69 days ago
Good luck, Jude!
Once again - have a wonderful day
All the best, Judy!
David & Ellinor
70 days ago
71 days ago
I will be in Brisbane with Louise for her birthday 18th August or I would have walked too. X Fiona
72 days ago
Good luck with your fundraising Judy.
Rhonda Spicer and Gretta (Loretta) May
Judy, Hope you are doing well and enjoying life. All the best from Sweden, Jeff Grenier Family
Geelong? Turn it up!
74 days ago
76 days ago
Always so inspiring Jude! Xx
Donation in Celebration of 50th Wedding Anniversary
77 days ago
78 days ago
keep up the good work
94 days ago
Best wishes Judy. With love from Bruce and Sharon
97 days ago
Good luck for your fundraising Judy and best wishes to you and Ian. Laurie and Anne
100 days ago
106 days ago
Best wishes Judy, your determination and resilience is an inspiration to all.
115 days ago
Thinking of you, Judy---- our very best wishes.
Graeme and Marg
117 days ago
127 days ago
Donated on the occasion of Judy and Ian's Gold Wedding Anniversary
168 days ago
199 days ago
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