Silver Linings

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How It All Began

Posted by Martin Lukaszewski on Monday, January 27, 2014, In : Faith 

So why are we blogging? Let me provide you a little insight from my wife who posted the following on Facebook:

January 9

Life can change in an instant. This morning started out pretty much like any other Thursday. Then, suddenly, the words of a neurologist added a new layer to the life Marty and I have. Parkinson's! That word numbed me to the core this morning. The helpless feeling that my best friend is struggling with a monster I cannot fix. I cannot make it go away. He has once again been my...

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A Closer Walk

Posted by Martin Lukaszewski on Sunday, January 26, 2014, In : Faith 

As Jean and I were going through the tedious exploration and eventual diagnosis, my medical team at the clinic provided me with documents to secure what I thought was a temporary handicap parking permit. Our concern was that we would probably be going through testing and possible physical therapy for a few months and for the very short term having a handicap placard would help us. 

I took the paperwork into the License Center and paid a small fee and they gave me a thirty day permit. They su...

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What Faith Can Do

Posted by Martin Lukaszewski on Thursday, January 23, 2014, In : Faith 

Everybody falls sometimes
Gotta find the strength to rise
From the ashes and make a new beginning
Anyone can feel the ache
You think it's more than you can take
But you are stronger, stronger than you know
Don't you give up now
The sun will soon be shining
You gotta face the clouds
To find the silver lining

I've seen dreams that move the mountains
Hope that doesn't ever end
Even when the sky is falling
And I've seen miracles just happen
Silent prayers get answered
Broken hearts become brand ...

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My Angel My Hero 

This is the unedited version of a video that I completed for My Angel My Hero, a non-profit whose mission is to bring awareness towards different social causes such as Parkinson's disease. Here is my story of how faith and my wife are my angel and my hero.




 Our Blog Writers Are...


Martin Lukaszewski In January 2014, I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. In this blog I will share with you the silver linings of knowing where my life is going, what are my hopes for my future, and how I spend each day.


Jean Lukaszewski I am a Hospice Nurse and have had many patients who endured Parkinson's disease.My plan is to share with you my experiences not as a nurse, but as a wife who with her husband encounter this disease.









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