From Everest to Iditarod: Cindy Abbott’s Incredible Journey

Cindy Abbott is a wife and a mother with some “normal” hobbies and interests (ballroom dancing, SCUBA diving and cheering on the San Diego Chargers) … and others that are not so normal. In 2010, Cindy summited Mount Everest, and she’s currently in training for the 1150-mile Iditarod sled dog race in Alaska.More extraordinary? Cindy was diagnosed in 2007 with Wegener’s Granulomatosis – a rare and incurable form of vasculitis that affects the nose, lungs, kidneys, and other organs. She’s functionally blind in her left eye and suffers extreme joint pain, fatigue and circulation issues because of the disease.Read more here: http://blog.timberland.com/products-and-design/from-everest-to-iditarod-cindy-abbotts-incredible-journey/

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