Wonder Women

Early Diagnosis: Fighting Parkinson’s Disease

February 28, 2019

Jennifer Parkinson is a mom of two teens living in Agoura Hills, California. In her early 30s, she learned she had Parkinson’s disease. One doctor told her she'd be wheelchair bound in 15 years. Boy, she proved him wrong! Fourteen years later in this episode, Jennifer shows us her fighting spirit and how she's using boxing to keep her symptoms at bay. She explains the unexpected person who believed in her when doctors didn't, and her biggest motivating factor to keep fighting.