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My name is Lisa Chalker. Thank you for your interest in my journey. As you've read, I was diagnosed with Early Onset Parkinson's Disease in November 2013. I started this blog in 2014 at 50 years old as a diary to be able to record my journey. My life has been filled with twists and turns.
PD lives in the motor region of your brain. Born out of a life of continuous trauma, my motor symptoms are being driven by a disconnect between my central nervous system and my poorly wired brain. I've never been able to make sense of PD.
I welcome you to continue following my journey. I feel like I'm in a movie that started as a bad nightmare and is heading toward a happy ending. No one saw that coming. I've always said "NEVER GIVE UP. NEVER GIVE IN". I was handed a possible miracle cure. I've got to dive in now and see if this is true.
Whether you are PD, FND or any other movement disorder, as a patient, caregiver, or health professional - I encourage you to connect with me (or someone close to you) with this heartfelt advice:
Don't go it alone
I hope you'll use the comment form to send me your best ideas, tips and tricks, comments on what has worked and what hasn't, and share with us the name & contact information for any SUPERSTAR health professionals you've encountered for they are rare gems.
May God's peace be with you, our selfless caregivers, and the wonderful doctors that work tirelessly to improve the quality of our lives.
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Feel free to contact me if you are in need of an Early Onsetter for a speaking engagement, short story or interview. I have the unique perspective of walking with PD every day and am happy to share my experiences to support and benefit others.
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