I am 53 years old and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 23. I have made it my mission to provide Parkinson’s awareness. Thirty plus years with Parkinson’s has taught me a great deal about living well with this chronic condition.
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.
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.
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about
Trust, faith, hope, and diligence are four key components to seeing your way through any
I found this quote that I wrote a year ago or so. I had put
Resilience and flexibility are two traits that we all have and often forget to use.
Be in the moment!
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disorder in America with an estimated 6 million cases worldwide and approximately 1-1.5 million people in the United States.
If you are anything like me, you probably don’t need a raging lunatic with a
Rigidity in thought and body may go hand in hand. Rigidity can be many people’s main complaint when they are first diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Keeping active, moving, exercise, and stretching are just a few of the tools to keep in mind when your body starts to stiffen up.
Without some sort of plan or framework, it is very easy to get lost along
Nature on Netflix To Wake To, Sleep To, and Enjoy – A Soft Voice In a Noisy World blog Karl Robb
My card to you for these holidays, Is one of appreciation, in so many ways,
Healing Becomes a Prime Time Show The world is shifting faster and even more progressively
For me, the holiday resonates with special memories of the whole family watching parades, football,
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.
Living with an illness is a constant reminder that every day is precious and full
My many thanks to my friends at the Parkinson Voice Project in Richardson, Texas for
I have just returned from a working vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. The
A comfortable routine is not always a bad habit. Cats love it! The only real
Never lose the curiosity and desire to learn more about everything! The world around us can feed our quest for knowledge and understanding as we continue to learn.
If you are an animal lover, dog or cat person, intuitive, or just simply aware,
Well, I am back from a brief hiatus! I am excited to say that I
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) knows no boundaries, when it comes to age. Young, middle aged, or
I was experimenting with my phone camera and created this–I hope that you enjoy it!
Parkinson’s Disease agonist medications (Requip and Mirapex) have been shown to cause compulsive behavior for
As a child, I used to love winter. I would sled and ski and didn’t