When you are ill, it is not selfish to be focused on improving your health and healing. For you to be your best – do what is best for you, even if others do not understand. #MotivationMonday
It is my hope that we choose to share compassion and kindness, in this time of need. This is our opportunity to reunify our nations and the entire planet.
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.
Being Thankful On the morning of this chilly windy Thanksgiving day, I want to express
Trust me, I am not a reminder service, nor am I a medical professional, but
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over these thirty plus years with
When you bring hundreds of people together with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in one place, everything Parkinson’s seems normal and the world outside our hotel seemed odd. A peace came over us, where explaining ourselves to why we were doing what we were doing wasn’t necessary.
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 all need a catalyst at sometime in our lives to keep momentum.
This was created in May 2014, but I thought it was worthy of another appearance.
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.
When I was first diagnosed, the neurologist in 1991, coldly and in a matter of
This was my first blog post 10 years ago–slightly updated! When I was first diagnosed
The Magic isn’t gone, but it is fading fast. The art of magic will never
I was so surprised yesterday, when I came across this article from Healthline.com. I just
ParkinsonsDisease.net Reaches 10k Likes! If you follow this blog, you know that I have been
I will be re-releasing this and a few other posts from my archives that I
I am so excited to be part of the @PatientsLikeMe #MoreThan campaign! I recently wrote
Hyperbole on television, the evening news, politics, the Internet, and especially late night shows, is
We are excited to provide this collection of exercises and tools that we believe can benefit most anyone! Whether you are an individual, a support group, a social group, or a small informal group, we encourage you to try these exercises and to share it with those who you feel may benefit from it.
Tomorrow, James Parkinson‘s essay will be 200 years old. Since his discovery, modern medicine has
The Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Community lost 2 of its best known iconic figures in 2016. Thanks to both of them for their awareness and advocacy in spreading the word on PD and the importance of educating the public, our government, and the medical world.
This time of year it’s hard to be right, some sing carols or Silent Night.
What gets you out of bed every day? What makes you happy? What inspires you?
Parkinson’s Disease agonist medications (Requip and Mirapex) have been shown to cause compulsive behavior for