Thinking that you are flexible and easy-going can be dramatically different until, you are challenged. Life has a way of sneaking in unexpected setbacks that knock your feet out from under you.
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.
Robin Morgan’s TED talk in 2015 is an eloquent expression of her poetic epiphanies from years with Parkinson’s disease. Her gentle cadence and masterful verbiage put her finger on many of the concerns, frustrations, and unknowns…
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…
Rock Steady Boxing and my coach, Alec Langstein (https://rocksteadynova.com/), have made me stronger, fitter, and quicker. There is a definite and noticeable improvement in my mobility, agility, and balance.
A Day of Parkinson’s Education in Williamsburg #parkinsons #education #support by Karl Robb – A Soft Voice in a Noisy World blog
I can’t explain the connection that I have to these tiny but beautiful pieces of art. Nature and time have created a cornucopia of remarkable masterpieces.
Trust me, I am not a reminder service, nor am I a medical professional, but
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about
One question that I get all the time, is how to manage their diet with
Powerful words stay with us and in a world of sound bites, there is no
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to seeing your way through any
Expression and making our voice heard is hard enough but if you throw in a
Recently, I have been the recipient of kind acts from those who I don’t know.
Angela and I have been contributing articles to ParkinsonsDisease.net for almost two years. Health Union (HU)’s mission is to inspire people to live better with challenging health conditions.
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.
We must live in the here and now, plan for our future, and treasure joys
Keep an open mind and always look for something new to your toolbox!
Resilience and flexibility are two traits that we all have and often forget to use.
Be in the moment!
We all need a catalyst at sometime in our lives to keep momentum.
As much as Parkinson’s disease tests my day, it does not define my existence. My