What would you do if you learned that you have a chronic, incurable disease?
Lie down and prepare to die—or start walking down the unexpected and unchosen path?
Life’s cyclones can spin us into unknown territory with no magic shoes to take us home. After spending twenty years as a part-time educator and full-time mom, Sherri Tobias was dusting off career and educational dreams until a diagnosis of young-onset Parkinson’s disease forced her down a path not chosen. Intertwining Dorothy’s iconic journey in Oz with her own travel notes gleaned from her blog and journal, A Path Not Chosen: Notes from My Journey with a Chronic Disease explores the physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges Sherri faced during the first four years of living with Parkinson’s disease and how being diagnosed with an incurable disease unexpectedly made her a healthier person.