Living with Parkinson’s and DBS: Before and after

Today is 11 April. For many, it’s just an ordinary day. For others it marks a special day, perhaps a birthday, or an anniversary – a day to remember someone special who is sadly no longer here. It is also World Parkinson’s Day. For those of us in the Parkinson’s community, it’s an opportunity to…

Things are not always as they seem

“I can wave!” I can wave my hand! I remember feeling excited about being able to wave again, shortly after I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s and started taking medication. It may seem like a little thing, but for me it was a really big deal. I had that excited feeling again, eight years later, last…