Deciding to experience an abundant life allows for the fewest regrets in the end

posted on October 1, 2011 - 12:33pm
Many years ago, when the physician said that my son Joe, who had type 1 spinal muscular atrophy, perhaps would live until 2 years old, I went into “Rambo mode,” ready to attack anything that got close enough to harm him. But as the years went by and Joe’s health held stable, I silently vowed I would do my best to allow him to live outside the sterile little bubble I had created around him.

A tireless volunteer and advocate, Tennessee's Jan Blaustone wins MDA National Personal Achievement Award

posted on October 1, 2000 - 4:44pm
To Jan Blaustone, leadership means setting a positive example. Jan Blaustone Blaustone, 45, strives to be a model for others, whether she's writing, speaking, teaching, creating artwork or making a difference in her community.