Michael J. Fox needs your prayers. The much-loved actor makes the heartbreaking announcement that everyone feared.

Michael J. Fox, a Parkinson’s patient, described the preceding year as a “battle” because of his numerous damaged bones.

The Hollywood star also discussed how his mother’s death affected him, but he remains positive.

The 61-year-old Back to the Future star, who was diagnosed with the condition in 1991, has since raised funds and awareness for research into the disease.

In a new interview with People magazine, Fox discussed how his health troubles “worsened” over the last year and how his recovery is progressing.