I have found that having a sense of humor about how my body does quirky things now due to PD actually can help me better accept the symptom. One of my funny moments occurred during a PT session.
I was laying on the floor trying to roll over to the right at the PT’s request and I couldn’t figure out which way was to the right. Then the PT, who is next to me on my right side, starts whistling, and in a sing-song voice is saying; “I’m over here”. I thought this was the funniest thing; the absurdity of the simplest task he was asking me to do, something most of us can do with ease and without any thought process and it was confounding me. I was laughing so hard at myself, I had tears in my eyes and I started to drool which made me laugh even harder as drooling is another symptom of PD.
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