Back and Forth

My reaction to my Parkinson’s diagnosis was an answer to why I was falling and shaky. Having an answer was a relief but the Parkinson’s diagnosis was shattering.

My condition has improved with medication, and I try not to think about the future. My symptoms are very up and down. It took me almost 2 years of PT to learn how to walk again, but after breaking multiple bones, I still use a walker for safety. And peace of mind.

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I am finally seeing my willful nature has its benefits. I am slowly moving out of my safe place which is denial. I have a new life, am a different person it is all very confusing. I’m trying to have something resembling a positive attitude but I remain devastated. My hope is that I will accept it because it’s not going away.

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