When Parkinson’s Causes Mayhem

By Sharon Krischer

Originally published on Parkinsonsdisease.net on 8/31/2022

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It was one of those days where almost nothing went right and there is no one to blame except for Mr. Parkinson’s.

The morning started out well. We had our first meeting for “Twitchies without Partners” at 8:30 AM, with a very enthusiastic group of 6. The hour flew by and it was time to get ready for my “Sunday Mornings with Twitchy Woman” program at 10:00 AM.

I have been running these programs since March 2020, when everything shut down because of the pandemic. This was our 52nd meeting in 2 and a half years, so running the meeting has become easy for me.

When my tech assistant emailed me the day before and said she could not join me on Sunday, I should have recruited help from somewhere. But since everything else was going smoothly, I just decided to run it myself.

Technology disaster

At 9:30 AM, my Power Point presentation was working perfectly. The video embedded in the Power Point worked when I clicked on it. I had the speaker’s bio and was ready for the onslaught. Almost 100 registered for the meeting. We should have a good turnout.

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