Hi there am new to all this , am 31 year old , and am half way through my diagnosis! My mum and granddad have cmt , my mum only told me about this a year ago! But that's another story ! My hands have muscle waste in them ! I have curled toes and high arches , but my calfs are so muscular ! And I think this is cos I don't walk probably , but now this has come to light ! It' answer a lot of question , especially from my childhood , there no denying it's massive kick in the chopper , and I was fuming for a good month , but understanding this disease is a massive plus , I now realise what I can do !and can't do ! am really in to the gym , I go 5 days a week, I still run , I still play football , even thou am just the keeper now , as my feet go numb from kicking the ball, I can't lift the heavy weights like my friends cos my hands and wrist can't take the weight , which is annoying , but I just do what I can do and keep going , my occupation is a bricklayer , which is very physical , and course I need to use my hands which is demanding , but again , I just try keep going ! Am determined to not let this shocking disease ruin my life , talking about it isn't easy at first as I was in denial ! But feel better about it now , talk the way forward , peace out cmt suffers
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