by Sage Bennett
I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, PD, five years ago around Valentine’s Day. I am still coming to terms with what that means. Each day is a little excursion into the question: how can I live well with PD?
Before taking meds and exercising daily, I experienced limitations I do not have today. Shortly after diagnosis, I decided to swim a few laps after a water aerobics class. To my chagrin, instead of swimming without effort as I had done since childhood, I was a tangle of arms and legs awkwardly trying to coordinate a swimming stroke. It was as if my brain…click to read more