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Posted 12 April 2012 - 05:32 AM
great song for moving even if you can't do the Cha Cha
Edited by DANCER, 12 April 2012 - 03:17 PM.
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Posted 09 June 2012 - 05:43 PM
I am not a human being trying to have a spiritual experience; I am a spiritual being having a (sometimes difficult) human experience.
First symptoms: right-hand tremor, constipation and restless arms 1978 (age 25). Depression and anxiety (non-motor symptoms) began in 1989 and worsened through the years. Last inpatient episode June 2013.
Diagnosed December, 2010 by a regular neurologist (age 57). After negative reactions to Requip, Mirapex and selegiline began Sinemet 25/100 3x/day. First MDS visit in Houston in February of 2011 was inconclusive. Second MDS visit at Baylor Fort Worth in May/June 2011 diagnosis changed to Parkinsonism, Sinemet stopped. Third MDS visit in August 2011 in WA State: received a confirmed diagnosis of idiopathic PD which had started on the right side and had now crossed to the left side as well. Restarted on Sinemet 25/100 4x/day. A short trial of Amantadine caused audio hallucinations in September 2011.
Current medications at age 62: Sinemet 25/100 ODT every 2.5 hours while awake (7/day). One Sinemet 25/100 CR between midnight and 4 AM. Trazodone 200 mg at bedtime, Fluvoxamine 300 mg at bedtime. Clonazepam 0.5 mg morning and afternoon, 1 mg at bedtime. Vit D3 2x/day, Calcium Carbonate Susp. 5 cc daily, Baclofen 10 mg 3x/day, Flonase two sprays 2x/day, Calcitonin-Salmon nasal spray once daily (for osteoporosis). Gel eye drops as needed throughout the day, Restasis Eye drops 2x/day, Nighttime eye ointment at bedtime. 02 2L per nasal cannula while asleep. Walker, electric wheelchair, moist and soft or pureed foods and 115 caregiver hours/month keep me sane.
All of the above subject to change based on progression, stress level, and dyskinesia. Whew! I'm glad I finally wrote that all out.
Posted 10 June 2012 - 06:58 AM
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Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:26 AM
In the same vein --
(check out Bill Cosby!)
Posted 23 June 2012 - 07:27 AM
Posted 23 June 2012 - 08:06 PM
May all my parkie friends stay forever young
Edited by DANCER, 23 June 2012 - 08:07 PM.
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Posted 28 June 2012 - 12:10 PM
I'm really into classical music. My favorite's Chopin!
EDIT: How do I put a youtube video here?
Edited by JakeL, 28 June 2012 - 12:12 PM.
Posted 28 June 2012 - 05:42 PM
I love all kinds of music. In the classical realm, I particuarly enjoy twentieth century composers.
To post a youtube video, I go to the video, click on "share" to see the URL, then go to my toolbar, highlight it, copy it, and paste it here. (There may be a better way; that works on my Mac.)
Here is a lovely version of Ravel's Ondine by tha fantastically talented Martha Argerich.
Posted 30 June 2012 - 11:06 AM
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