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!
Almost every Parkinson’s disease conference that I have ever attended, over these 30 years of going to symposiums, lectures, and meetings, almost all of them had a an associated tee shirt.
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.
If you are complaining about being sequestered at home, be grateful that you have a home and a place to reside through this craziness.
In just a matter of days, our world has been turned upside down and around
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.
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.
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.
I have been fortunate to meet hundreds of people over these thirty plus years with
Ben Franklin is quoted to having said: “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about
The following are 5 questions for writer/journalist, John Williams, who I met recently, at a
One question that get all the time, is how to manage their diet with medications,
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
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!
For the next 12 days, I will be offering some words of thought and inspiration
Today, of all days is the perfect time to discuss the subject of change. Today,
In Norman Cousins’ book, Anatomy of An Illness, Cousins mentions a placebo study where over
Pressure hits us all. Some people thrive under pressure, while others just cannot deal with
Don’t be alarmed– but be aware, my fellow Parkinson’s disease travelers! As if we didn’t
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.