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What I Lost Last Christmas With Parkinson's

Who am I? How do I define myself? What do I tell others about me? We all have an image of ourselves. We all find our identity in certain things, but what do you do when that changes, when you lose something, some part of yourself, that made you who you were? What do you do when you are no longer the person you thought you were? What do you do when something happens that radically changes the person you are — the thing you found your identity in – welcome to my world with Parkinson’s.

It was a day of closure, and a day of new beginnings. It was a day, that in some ways, I had dreaded for months. Once again, this new journey I was on, intersected with my hopes, my plans, my dreams, and my future, and it had dictated a decision. It was a day

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Dreams: Readers Choice

Who am I? How do I define myself? What do I tell others about me? We all have an image of ourselves. We all find our identity in certain things, but what do you do when that changes, when you lose something, some part of yourself, that made you who you were? What do you do when you are no longer the person you thought you were? What do you do when something happens that radically changes the person you are — the thing you found your identity in – welcome to my world with Parkinson’s.
You’ve come a long way, and you’re still learning and growing. Be thankful for the lessons.

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