Do We Have Control? Today, accept that you are not in control and that the few things that you think that you have control of are enough.
A conversation about mind matters & Parkinson’s disease with neuropsychologist, Dr. Sarah Lageman.
A big part of taking care of yourself is self-care. Making the decision to do your best and keep as active, strong, and flexible as you can for yourself and those who care about you.
Living well with Parkinson’s disease may mean something very different to us all. If we take the time for ourselves and make self-care a priority, we will benefit!
When we are facing Parkinson’s, there is so much information
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.
Navigating the Journey – Weather the storm, through rain and gale, Set your course, set your sail… #MotivationMonday
Treasure the splendor! Capturing a beautiful image in an instant is both a marvel and a gift! #MotivationMonday
A good day means you accomplished a task. A great day means you improved someone’s life! #MotivationMonday
Routine has advantages. Routine makes a practice. A practice leads to becoming comfortable with the routine and finding the benefits of the practice.
Our 25th Wedding Anniversary! This is a tribute to my wife who has stood by me and behind me and made me a better person. #MotivationMonday
I think John is the perfect story to be the first person with Parkinson’s in our interviews as he shares his wisdom and indomitable spirit.
Before you take on the weight of the world, learn to lift up yourself! #MotivationMonday
Today’s Motivation Monday is on deciding to take charge of our lives. I am even asking you to make a decision. Had I chosen to believe that I was dealing with a chronic illness with no options, I would not be here thirty years later. I made a choice. #MotivationMonday
My latest talk with my Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist, Dr. Randolph Stephenson, is so much more than a patient, a care partner, and a neurologist having a chat.
Even a brief vacation into nature can bring clarity, relaxation, and renewal! #MotivationMonday
Angela and I were the hosts for speaker Polly Dawkins, Executive Director, of the Davis Phinney Foundation during a webinar organized by the Parkinson Social Network (PSN).
Inspiration Alley is the exciting new part of our site dedicated to highlighting memorable audio, video, photos, and creative tools to teach, remind, laugh, and motivate!
I invite you to join me and my friends at
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!
The animals in our lives can leave long lasting imprints that help to make us who we are. Our awareness for creating a connection with another animal awakens our character and that feeling of responsibility.
The Mighty, one of the largest online information resources on various illnesses, recently launched their own Parkinson’s disease guide.
This pandemic has led us to turning our family homes into a workplace, an online schoolhouse, and with telemedicine, our doctor’s office. The safety and convenience of telemedicine have altered and changed life as we know it, for good.
Self-care is a topic that I talk about quite a bit, on this blog. During these changing times, it can be easy to forget wellness tools and tips that we have in our toolbox.
Stay informed and aware of what people with Parkinson’s disease are writing about, how they are dealing with the illness, and find information that may inspire or educate. Gain perspective and get unique views from people from all over the world.
ZOOM Is Changing The Way We Communicate by author and blogger Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World
In just a matter of days, our world has been
I am back, after taking almost a month-long adventure-road trip to Key West and back to Northern Virginia. For about 3 weeks, Angela, Lily, the Chocolate Lab, and I explored the Southeast coast and sucked up the warm breezes, compelling sunsets, and miles of open road.
The reality is that a well-run support group offers camaraderie, information, and a wisdom that comes from so many, all in one place. When you find a good group, it feels like another family and a place that you belong.
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.