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browncat87
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
PD: 19 yrs
Hoehn-Yahr 2 Type: Parkinson's disease On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild

browncat87

Female, 56 years
Palmer Lake, CO

I have had PD for more than 10 years. I live In Palmer Lake, CO. Lately I have learned about diet, exercise and PD. Feel much better!

Primary condition
PD and 9 more
Type
Parkinson's disease
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Interests
Alternative Medicine, Faith and 3 more
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About browncat87

I have been married 25 years . We have 2 children,a boy 21, and a girl 17. I am a RN,with Parkinsons. I quit work in 2010,and am on disability but keep busy as a  stay home mom.  I try to stay healthy with walking, and swimming.  It is a bit of a chore due to trying to increase my motivation.     It is great to find this web site and see how many are"just like me" The picture is of me holding a cat at my in laws ranch in SD.  
                Both my husband and my dog are a huge source of help and encouragement to me. I had DBS 4/2008 and take about 60% of my previous medication. Activity levels aPre much improved, but since PD I catch everything, I am going to join Tai Chi and I love photography, books, birdwatching, the mountains of Colorado.  I learned that I have a large number of allergies and I hope that by taking allergy shots(just started) this will improve my overall health.   Taking meds and managing my health has turned into a full time occupation.

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Comments: 194 updates, 69 for others
Member since: May 29, 2007
Last Login Jun 19, 2017

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