Three Years and Counting

Three years ago today I received the official diagnoses – “You have Parkinson’s Disease.”.  And so began my journey as a PwP which included starting this blog a couple of weeks later. A lot has happened in the last three years including the visit to Kripalu, going to the University of Florida Movement Disorder Clinic for a second opinion, attending Partner’s in PD meetings in Atlanta and Ft Lauderdale, going to the Grand Challenge in Parkinson’s conferences in Grand Rapids in 2014 and 2015, and switching to the Vanderbilt Movement Disorder Clinic for my PD care. And then there is…

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month Is….Almost Over.s

Yep, here it is almost the end of April and the end of my third year going through Parkinson’s Awareness Month (April 1 – 30), and Parkinson’s Awareness Week (April 18 – 24th) and World Parkinson’s Day (April 11th (also Dr Parkinson’s birthday).  And today I’m wondering shouldn’t every month, week, or day be Parkinson Awareness month, week or day?  I don’t know about you but I’m aware of my Parkinson’s every day, and I don’t think I can get away with ignoring my PD from May to March waiting for the next Parkinson’s Awareness Month.  Changing my social media…

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