When I was first diagnosed,  I had mixed feelings about attending a support group.  I wondered if we sat in a circle and I said “Hi, I’m Tom and I have Parkinson’s”  (Hiiii Tom).  Was there a 12 step program for dealing with Parkinson’s? 😉  And I was worried that seeing PWP’s with a wide range of  symptoms would be like seeing my future.  But as I learned more about Parkinson’s I realized that it is a progressive disease that affects everyone of us in different ways and no two seem to be alike.  And, as we learned at the…

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Beach Time is the Best Time!

We are on our third week of hanging at the beach in Siesta Key, FL  We were scheduled to leave on March 1 but decided to add one more week.  We had to change units but the move was easy and we get another week away from the cold weather predicted again for Eastern Tennessee. While we are here we have met up with Judy and Fred Metz, old high school friends of Mara’s for a nice meal and a walk on the beach. They recently relocated to the area from Washington DC and live in a lovely home on…

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