I was reminded that I have an obligation for young onset and newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, who might learn from my experience. I am dedicated, after 40 years of living with Parkinson’s disease, to offering assistance and benefit to the Parkinson’s community.
It’s a new year and the thought of those resolutions on the club napkin are but distant memories. Seriously, resolutions can be wonderful intentions yet only to create a burden that wasn’t the intention in the first place.
Take the time to show your love and gratitude for all that your caregivers do for you…
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but
Recently, I have been the recipient of kind acts from
Appreciating those calm moments of the day, a good laugh, or even a brief nap, may seem simple daily occurrences that are the good stuff of life that we too often take for granted.
As much as Parkinson’s disease tests my day, it does
Keep an open mind and always look for something new
I find myself spinning my wheels rather than keeping focused on what I should be doing. The distractions are boundless. Procrastination has become far too easy!
In Norman Cousins’ book, Anatomy of An Illness, Cousins mentions
My many thanks to my friends at the Parkinson Voice
The Magic isn’t gone, but it is fading fast. The
Diet and Parkinson’s disease seem to go together; which makes complete sense, as reams of research seem to point to the gut as a possible culprit for the illness.
Taking time for yourself isn’t a luxury–it’s a necessity! Just taking a few minutes more, every day, can make a difference in your mood, your creativity, and overall well-being living with a chronic condition.
In the near 200 years, since the discovery of Parkinson’s
If you are embarrassed, sad, shamed, or lack self confidence about having Parkinson’s, I am here to tell you that you don’t have the energy or time to devote to such unproductive emotions.
Just in time for the holiday season, we are giving
One of the most common questions that I am asked
April has been declared to be Parkinson’s Awareness Month. So, I pose this question to you—what does that mean?
If you know me, you know that I love to
Parkinson’s disease (PD) remains a mystery to science almost as
These are just a few of my observations from living with Parkinson’s disease for over 30 years. I hope you find them to be of help and encourage you to share what have learned with me and my readers.
As Christmas nears and I think about the coming New
Nothing in our lives is for certain. Whether you are healthy or not, the one certainty is that things change. Plans change. The more flexible we are, the easier it is to adapt to change. Adapting does not mean you stop growing and learning.
We live in a world of faster is better: food-service,