Terry F. replied to the topic Will you continue to get COVID boosters and vaccines? in the forum Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Parkinson’s 7 months, 3 weeks ago
I’m with you and Terri. I’ve had the initial two shots and two boosters. I’m anticipating the next booster will include additional coverage for the Omicron variant.
I fully expect covid vaccinations to become like the yearly flu shots as this pandemic becomes more of an endemic.
I am very fortunate to have two brilliant step-children who…[Read more]
Terry F.'s profile was updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Terry F. replied to the topic How do you manage your Parkinson's at work? in the forum Living With Parkinson's Disease 7 months, 3 weeks ago
My plan is to keep working at the current pace for the foreseeable future. I work Mon-Wed-Fri which works well for me. I would only cut back more if my health dramatically changes or when my wife retires and we decide to travel more.
My advice for anyone contemplating reducing they’re work days is to make sure you keep those days-off…[Read more]
Terry F. replied to the topic How do you manage your Parkinson's at work? in the forum Living With Parkinson's Disease 8 months ago
I was working full-time after my third attempt at retirement when I was diagnosed 3 years ago at age 68. I need to be busy, productive and working with people I enjoy. I work retail at a local hardware store and averaged about 3 miles a day walking and 15 flights of stairs at that time. After I returned to work Post-Covid I found working 40+ hours…[Read more]
Terry F. replied to the topic Have you found that going to the gym increases your energy? in the forum Parkinson's Disease and exercise 10 months, 1 week ago
I do strength training twice a week which has helped a tremendous amount with my balance (we do a lot of core work) and overall strength. I also do Rock Steady Boxing, on alternate days, which I would recommend to any fellow Parky to do if available in your area.
I still work, reduced my weekly schedule from 48/week to 24 – 30/week, in…[Read more]
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