Parkinson’s disease is a long-term degenerative disease that affects the central nervous system. To date, there is no cure for the condition, but there are medications and therapies available to address some of the symptoms and improve quality of life for patients. To read more, click link below. http://vhealthpluse.com/category/parkinsons-disease/
How this Parkie defines Quality of life. Some people look at Quality of life and think that to have a high quality of life, that life must knock your socks off! Not so for this Parkie! For me, my Quality of life starts by putting my socks on! They can’t get knocked off unless theyContinue reading “Quality of Life, where does it start?”
Oh my God! I just realized we Parkies dress to the hokey Pokey!
Why does Parkinson’s seem to make my arms shorter? Never had problems before Parkinson’s putting on my underwear, reaching down to put on my socks on, putting my legs into my pants or tying up my shoe laces. Don’t even get me started on wiping my ARSE! Damn you Parkinson’s!
I promise to: Not just endure my life with Parkinson’s, but to live my life with Parkinson’s!
Was reading a blurb the other day where it was stated, and I read it as this way, that going to exercise was better than doing some average house hold chore. We must remember that the “Average ” house hold chore is not average to all of us.That the average household chore can lead usContinue reading “The Power in Average”
I have read that silk sheets and silk Pajamas can make for easier movement when under the sheets. Don’t know if I want my family or friends to know this but I sleep in the buff. Does anyone else sleep in the buff and find that it makes for easier repositioning under the sheets. IContinue reading “Sleep freedom of movement?”
As I age and as my Parkinson’s progresses I have found that there are fours words that when put together in a sentence elicit two different emotions from me. I fear hearing them, before they are spoken. And yet once spoken to me bring me pure joy! What are those four words? “Grandpa, Let’s goContinue reading “Four Simple Words”
When we are diagnosed why are we concerned about being “Normal” or finding out a “New Normal” Excuse my language but” fuck” normal! Normal is all about being Average. Strive to better than that. Strive to be AB -normal. For “Life” can bring us so much more excitement and pleasure , when we work onContinue reading “Why worry about Normal”
Okay you just got diagnosed with Parkinson’s, you and your caregiver are looking for answers. Can a support group be of some help? My answer to this is YES and NO! Boy that’s gotta be helpful to you, right? Support groups can be very enjoyable and rewarding, and should definitely be considered as an importantContinue reading “Finding that right support group”