Officially I have been diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease for 14 months now. For the most part I can't really say much has changed. My gait and 'funny' walk is probably more noticeable , my physical strength is weaker, and I have had some apathy and examples, of what I would describe as out … Continue reading 1st year
Chopsticks presented me with an amusing reminder of how Parkinson’s is going to become a significant part of my life this week. Here I was in the swanky new Nobu hotel in London for a work conference. It kicked off with a bento box lunch & miso soup, sat at a fairly tight for space … Continue reading Chopsticks
On November 20th 2017, I received my diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease, on November 22nd I was with my youngest brother watching my favourite band (I will let you guess or google who, if you’re interested) at The O2, London. Life had already moved on! I had a great time & a good few … Continue reading It’s just a Question of Time
I am conscious that I have announced to a lot of people about my diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson's Disease, as I decided to be as open as possible from the start. Although this was an initial reaction that I now worry was a bit dramatic. It is natural of course but then I am conscious … Continue reading No tremor, no problem.
So I have a list of subjects planned out in my drafts folder & target dates to publish them. Some are just working titles , some are little triggers for me to come back to. I have been spending a bit of time trying to learn a bit more about managing this blog, which for … Continue reading New Horizons – part 1
A new normal is the phrase my wife gave to me in the few days after I was diagnosed......