Yes, I have been writing. I know I haven't posted much. Between work and travel, I'm pretty much tapped, so I've been doing my writing at Health Union's Parkinsonsdisease.net (home of lots of great writers!). For that, I give you the last 5 posts to that site. I'm in the process of getting ready for a podcast with them, so I'll be writing more soon... provided the allergies and sciatica I'm currently feeling let me!
Enjoy those and these photos from Greece!
In the world of disabilities, one of the top “don’t say this to me” statements is “but you don’t look sick.” In what it can infer (quit your whining, pull up your britches, and get on with it), it’s easy to see why. No one wants people to call them a drama queen/king, let alone a liar or someone looking for false sympathy. Instead, we want people to show real empathy for our plight, even if we know it can’t be fixed. Simple comforting feelings go a long way, especially if many of our symptoms are hiding or “invisible.”
Hiding Not Hiding Parkinson's in full....