Keeping Tabs On Humor
I'm in my 80th year and was diagnosed with PD about 3 years ago. It all started when I was at the hospital trying to find out why I was feeling faint and was almost passing out. It turned out my blood pressure had lowered so adjustments were made on my Blood Pressure pills and that was it.
Always a but
But, there's always a but, the ER doctor asked if my thumb always moved so slightly. I said "I hadn't noticed", he said, "we're going to look into that because it might be PD." Guess what? The thumb turned into a right hand and then not so sure of footing and then more pills and short term memory loss.
Well, my wife gave me a pint of cream first thing in the morning, and I had a pound of butter by noon. I put up with it for about 2 years and decided to learn how to play the piano or write a book. I did the latter. Although I started the book in 1991 I finished and is it ever good. Now, I'm working on publishing the book and we'll see how that turns out.
Don't give up
Don't give up dear friends, find the thing you would like to try and do it. My handwriting quit about 1 1/2 years ago so now I'm trying to figure out how to avoid going back to check my typing and remove an extra letter out of each word.
In the meantime I'm having fun with my new experience and loving every minute of it. Please accept my love dear friends, until next time, Ernie.
Do you or a loved one use smartphone apps to help with PD management?