DBS Pre-Op Talks: Love and Transition

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s

DBS Pre-Op Talks: Love and Transition

The fifth episode of an ongoing series into Deep Brain Stimulation
October 18, 2023

DBS Pre-Op Talks: Love and Transition

Season 6, Episode 6

SHOW NOTES                                                                                                           Oct 17, 2023

TITLE:  DBS Pre-Op Talks: Love and Transition

 Podcast Notes:

In the latest episode of the When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast, hosts Larry and Rebecca Gifford discuss the upcoming Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery. The surgery is scheduled for October 24th, 2023, at UBC Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Larry and Rebecca take the audience through their preparations, discussions, and feelings as the surgery date approaches. They touch on a wide range of topics, including their emotional and practical preparations, managing their son Henry’s needs, and the changes in household responsibilities.

They also discuss the potential outcomes of the surgery and what they hope to achieve. They emphasize the importance of quality-of-life improvements and share their gratitude and love for each other.

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