Author Mark Shipley’s new book “Blind Luck” is a candid memoir of his journey from perfect sight and health to legal blindness as a complication of unmanaged diabetes

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Recent release “Blind Luck” from Page Publishing author Mark Shipley is an inspiring reflection on the day that changed his life forever, and the challenges of life with Type 1 diabetes, blindness, ADHD, and addiction as he tries to support his family and regain his physical and emotional health.

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Mark Shipley, a father and grandfather who has struggled with Type I diabetes and other diagnoses since childhood, has completed his new book “Blind Luck”: a compelling cautionary tale for anyone managing the inherent risks of diabetes.

Mark Shipley is a legally blind diabetic fighting ADHD, drugs, and alcoholism takes on a sighted world, learning how to overcome adversity while balancing the needs of raising a family, work, and dealing with a need to overcome the obstacles that prove to be ever challenging since the first loss of his eye functions. This is how he learned to survive and be successful.

This book is filled with laughs, tears, trials and errors, all while striving to move forward only with the help of family, good friends, and mostly knowledge and God—all of which he considers to be the building blocks of his very fast-paced life.

An inspiring true to life, nonfiction book about a different view of life from someone who can’t see it.

Published by Page Publishing, Mark Shipley’s engrossing book is an inspiring true story of perseverance and strength in the face of life-changing adversity.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Blind Luck” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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