"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about Parkinson's. It was so freeing." -Member of MyParkinsonsTeam
Living with Parkinson's can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know. Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"?
That is so true about Parkinson's.
"The more I learn about Parkinson's, the more I realize that it's not my fault." -Member of MyParkinsonsTeam
A Parkinson's diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with a chronic condition. Members on MyParkinsonsTeam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with Parkinson's.
Here are recent conversations from members of MyParkinsonsTeam:
What negative assumptions have you let go of about Parkinson's? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on MyParkinsonsTeam.com.