I have been blessed by having Parkinson’s disease. Do I like having it? NO. But I have seen and experienced tremendous blessings because of it. Here are a few:
- I have met and have had the privilege of knowing and being treated by one of the most knowlegeable, gifted, and wisest men in the movement disorders area of neurology. He has treated me for over ten years now and I feel blessed to be able to call him not just my neurologist, but friend.
- I have had to learn to receive because I can no longer just give. This was a very uncomfortable but incredible blessing.
- I have learned anew the worth and value of each fleeting moment, each new day.
- I have met some incredible people because of this disease. My favorites? Hands down – Judy Hensley and Tina Lagonegro to name two. Here’s why…