Five Years Ago…

…I received my Parkinson’s Disease diagnoses, a prescription and a 90 day followup appointment.  Yep, that was it, no handbook, brochure or even a ‘what to expect’ message.  A lot has happened since that day five years ago and most, if not all, has been chronicled on this blog which will also be five years old in a couple of weeks.  Starting that day, Mara and I began researching PD, reading all of the information available from the Micheal J Fox Foundation and the National Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (now merged with the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation) among many others (see the…

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Well, setting a goal of publishing a new post within two weeks of my last post didn’t quite work. Despite my best intentions and adding a reminder to my calendar, I still missed the date by, oh let’s say 2 (OK 3) weeks.  Back in the days before retirement, I used a system called the Franklin Planner to plan out everyday, so maybe I need to do something similar now – NOT!  While it was an interesting (and expensive) planning system complete with training on how to use, fancy binders and custom calendar pages, I still missed a goal or…

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