Tag Archives: Tremor

Pill Rolling (AKA Pea Rolling)

Sat on the sofa. Watching the tv. Calmly relaxing. Quite contentedly. Nothing on my mind. Feeling trouble free. Started to chill out. The best way to be. Tremor in my hand. It was plain to see. My thumb and finger, Like rolling a pea. A twitch in my hand. Then repeatedly, Up into my arm, Spasmodically. What the heck is

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A Patient’s Perspective

“The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.” ― Horace Walpole.      Today, I am thinking of perspective.  I will be attending my latest six-monthly neurology review.  This is to assess how Parkinson’s disease is progressing and to review medication.   It is an opportunity for my neurologist and I to explore how

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Brendan Quinn

“The car park and my cafe were under water!  I felt almost broken…..I could barely go on….My dyskinesia and tremor were off the scale.” Brendan Quinn.  2019.     Brendan Quinn was thirty-five years old when he received what he called “…the shocking diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s.”  I was to interview this inspiring thirty-eight year old, from Flintham in

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