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I'm doing great, you might be surprised to hear that. I haven't said it in public until now that I've been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, and the reason that I want to talk about it in public is that it's, I was diagnosed three and a half years ago, and I've had a full life since then.
I've acted, I've given talks, I help at the Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook, I started this new podcast, and I noticed that I've been on television, a lot in the last couple of weeks talking about the new podcast, and I could see my thumb twitch in some shots, and I thought, it's probably only a matter of time before somebody does a story about this-
>> Right.>> From a sad torrid point of view->> So this is->> And that's not where I am. The thing I want folks to know, and this is not to short-change people who are suffering with really severe symptoms, to be immobilized by fear and think the worst thing has happened to you.
It hasn't happened to you, you still have things you can do.>> Yeah.>> I'm taking boxing lessons.>>
Three days a week, I read.>> Three times a week. I do singles tennis a couple of times a week. It hasn't stopped my life at all.
I've had a richer life than I've had up until now.