I don’t always think to mention it. I’m so used to it, that in most situations I pretty much forget about it, until someone asks me if I’m nervous or wonders if they’re making me uncomfortable.
“Oh no, I’m not worried. My hands just shake! It’s called Essential Tremor.”
It’s something I’ve had as long as I can remember – at least since third grade, when I went to a neurologist. I remember three things about that visit: