Actor Michael J. Fox, who has been living with Parkinson’s disease since 1991, opened up about his struggles with the condition in a recent interview with “Entertainment Tonight”. Fox revealed that the disease has progressed to the point where it now feels like he has “a band around [his] legs” and that he sometimes needs to use a wheelchair.
Despite the challenges he faces, Fox remains optimistic and focused on the positive. He discussed his ongoing efforts to find a cure for Parkinson’s through his foundation, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, which has funded more than $1 billion in research over the past 20 years.
Fox also talked about his new book, “No Time Like the Future”, in which he shares his experiences living with Parkinson’s and reflects on the importance of living in the moment. He hopes that his book will inspire others to live their lives to the fullest, regardless of the challenges they may face.
Overall, Fox’s interview highlights the ongoing challenges faced by those living with Parkinson’s disease, but also emphasizes the importance of hope, optimism, and perseverance in the face of adversity. Through his foundation and his book, Fox is making a positive impact on the lives of those affected by Parkinson’s and inspiring others to do the same.