Read an inspiring story of a man named Dave Palmer, in the newspaper today, so I'm sharing it with all of you!! Dave has Downs syndrome. He's literally taken steps - many of them - to help improve his weight and heart health!!
I don't know if this man can be made an honorary member of SparkPeople in absentia, but maybe someone in Allentown, PA is a member here and can invite him!! Then we can shower him with SparkGoodies!! I found this particularly encouraging as one of my cousins had a son with Downs and he died at a young age - he would be about
Oh here's a link from the hometown paper, I guess -
This is a wonderful story Julia. Especially heart warming to me as I have a 40 year old daughter who has Down Syndrome and she is overweight. Heart problems run in my entire family, so her weight is of concern. Many hugs to Dave Palmer! 1934 days ago