I'm writing the book version of the award winning script I wrote, RUN WITH ME. It's almost ready (although I've been saying this every month for the last 4 months). I'm now in the editing/proofreading phase and will be on Amazon and Kindle and the the platforms very soon.
It's a story about a successful New York city couple who, behind a glamorous facade, hides a secret addiction and a badly managed disease.
When he discovers his wife’s long standing drug habit he is forced to come to terms with his denial about his disease and redefine his priorities. Before he loses control over his life and the trust of his daughter, he joins a cutting edge research project on the effects of stress on diabetes. The New York City Marathon becomes the backdrop for the new life he is running toward.
Disease or addiction don't define us, our choices and actions do.
The story follows this family in their highs and lows, pains and laughter as they each discover that it's never too late to get better.
My experience (I have Type 1 diabetes from the age of 7) is that a person with a badly managed condition and an addict, both share the 'victim' mentality. They're both addicted to denial, they want to escape from reality to avoid taking responsibility for themselves.
My goal is to entertain and hopefully inspire anyone who is affected by similar conditions.
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