Parkinson's Movement
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Poem No. 3

Yes, you’d be nervous too if holes were going to be drilled into your head

But I‘ve assured all who have asked , that I am not anxious nor do I feel any dread.

The bottom line is simply this – I have done everything that I can possibly do,

So Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s is what I opted to go through.

Not a decision made lightly nor without a multitude of exams and serious talk

From memory tests and mental evaluations to observing me as I walk.

The latter was not as easy as it sounds as I was off my meds for more than a day.

I tried do as instructed but the best I did was stumble every which a way.

An hour later and one dose of meds, I was put thru the same exercises as before.

Now I performed with the greatest of ease and I was ready to hit the dance floor.

I am on the surgery schedule now and “D” day is quickly closing in,

But rest assured, this is one battle I fully intend to win.

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You WILL win!! Tony


I agree! Keep us up-to-date with your progress.


Good for you! You have what it takes.

Drill, baby, drill!


where is your poem- was looking forward to reading another one you composed


I tried but nothing came out this time.

It's a pretty serious business & maybe it inhibited me.

I did refer to DBS in a humorous way in a Spanish poem

I wrote last year but on reflection it was not so funny.


I'd have been crying for the last 15 1/2 years if I had not been able to believe if I could just hang in there, that there was hope in the picture. I also am very hardheaded which I think is a plus in this case..... may be a little harder to drill

If you can not laugh and make other people laugh, a lot of your time on this earth has been wasted

YOU have done your share of making others laugh and I hope you will continue to do so



I know whaqt you mean about this, I've had it done, too. Feel free to send me a message w/any questions.

Best wishes!!!

Steve (Bisbee, AZ)


Wish you every success with this procedure and am sure it will help you a lot.


Thinking of you and hoping for the best! Please update us on your's going to be all good....I just know it!


Thank you all for your suppose


Good luck with it

Best wishes

Andy :-)


I will post after each stage. ...probably not in verse. But one never knows


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