I’m not sure who first said this line: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain” but I find it very pertinent and can relate. This is what life is, and making the most of it, no matter what your circumstances, is by far the best plan. Since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, I live very much in the moment, and make the most of what I have.
If you too suffer from Parkinson’s you no doubt have good and bad days like myself. I live for the good days and get through the bad days as best I can. What a peculiar and unpredictable disease.
When you’ve raised your children and taken care of a parent, now finding you are the one who needs taking care of is a hard pill to swallow. But who cares for the carer? This is the subject for my article in The Huffington Post this week.