Donkeys Years ago i remember hearing on the news micheal j fox had parkinsons, the media made a big thing about it being so final for him, i thought how terrible and how young, young people don't get that i thought, i also never dreamt that i would be one of these people with PD.
in my late 20's i developed a tremor, but i had always ignored it at work and out, people would notice 'what is that??' they'd say, i had no idea what it was, but over the years it became more problematic it developed into so much more and i was unable and unsafe at work.
I suppose in our own minds there is a element of it'll clear up and just go away,at times its is certainly in mine, i still feel like me before i was ill or aware at times, although ability is lacking, i have the mind too do it, just the body isn't always willing, little steps are small victories.
a friend after a year of myself being unwell and not seeing me said ''what was it??", on first impressions too him through his eyes i was still the same me, so long as i didn't move and hid my tremor from his eyes. My aunt said ''it cant be PD it's not in the family he's not old enough", and my Gf's aunt said one xmas ''does he have a problem with the drink??" i had too laugh at that because she was drinking and i was not