How Me?

Why me, is the usual question that arises in our minds more often than not when we face difficult situations. In the case of Parkinson's too this question applies. I was of the view that Parkinson's is hereditary and tried to track my memories of any relative who might have had PD. When the Answer is a NO, reasoning out the cause of PD became more complicated.

Then there was the stage of quiet resignation and acceptance. I found the most difficult part was to wake up in the morning and realize that Parkinson's is REAL. Its a daily battle but I tell myself to give no room for self-pity. I don't think too much of the future and enjoy little happy moments that come by. I was in the teaching profession. As I type, remember my motivational one-liner for MBA students: "My blood group is B+."

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