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Handwriting Difficulties

Handwriting Difficulties

Ugh, I'm really just venting. I had to write an important number down and of course, when I needed it, I could not read it.

Does anyone else have this annoying problem?

A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I went to the bank to withdraw money from my account and I told the teller that I had Parkinson's, and that my signature may not be the same as in my book.
She said no problem, I can arrange for a stamp to be made and all you need to do is bring it with you when you do anything that requires a signature.
I thought that was a fantastic idea, no more panic over my signature.

Ask about whether your bank or whoever needs your signature if they supply a stamp
Regards Gavin 😄

posted about 1 month ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I am very frustrated with my once beautiful handwriting looking like hieroglyphics - illegible and unreadable! I used to love sending cards to people. Now it can take me up to an hour to write “Dear ..........” and a one line message and “with love from etc”. The worst thing is when I try to correct my writing and use lots of TIP-EX to cover it up & re-write! I have had to tear up many cards & start again. I’m rather dreading doing my Xmas cards. Just a couple of tips- it helps me if I rule pencil lines into the card and then write slowly & carefully, aiming for big writing. I then rub out the pencil lines. Also it helps if you know exactly what words you want to write. I often type out what I want to say on my iPad first & then copy or print out text & stick it into the card!

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Tell Brian don’t walk backwards that always causes me to fall
Also putting on shoes standing up.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

Yes I do If my son is with me or around I have to get him to help. I went to Office Depot to get a signature stump and I use I use it when my son is not around.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

When my handwriting starts getting smaller I break out some big paper and write each letter, filling the page with that letter. Uses up a lot of paper, but seems to help.

posted over 2 years ago
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