This is a video of fellow Parkies talking about their sleep issues. Some time around the the 14 minute mark I make an appearance. Hopefully listening will encourage you to speak up.
They say that laughter is the best medicine. However the power of music can not be far behind. Songs can have a multitude of benefits to us Parkies. The beat can get us swaying and moving beyond our tremors. The lyrics can create positive reinforcements of What to do, Why to do it, and HowContinue reading “Songs”
Yesterday I fell off the step stool changing an overhead fluorescent ceiling light. Broke the old tubes cut my knee and what comes to mind? Elvis ! Take that Parkinson’s!!!!!!
MOVING RIGHT ALONG! Happy New Year Fellow Parkies Yes we have a movement disorder But as we search for those good times remember it is easier to do this with the support good friends we have made along the way. So when that opportunity knocks, lets reach out and grab it. I find the lyricsContinue reading “Moving Right Along”
Thought I would write about Pain and Apathy in Parkinson’s but am having second thoughts. I have to ask myself two questions regarding those thoughts: 1: Does my pain get in my way of me putting my thoughts on paper? or 2: Do I become Apathetic because of my Pain? It’s so easy to squashContinue reading “Pain and Apathy”
What can cause Fatigue? How about getting dressed! Pants and Parkinson’s The struggle is real!!
The world is going through a global Pandemic and as the year slowly limps to an end, it seems like time for a: Robertson Newsletter: Survivor Edition Can the year 2020 get any worse? The Moronavirus Ian, that Covidiot, as usual took everything he heard the wrong way. He has spent most of the yearContinue reading “Merry Covid-mas”
Thanks to Parkinson’s, my typing skills and dictation skills can play havoc with putting my ideas to paper. it seems that not only do I need a ghost writer but a mind reader as well. The problem with that is as soon as they get into my head they turn and runaway in terror!
Understand that a Parkinson’s diagnosis means that somewhere in there, is an invisible vowel. That vowel is a U. Parkinson’s must not take so strong of a hold on you that it defines who you are. However, you can, you must, define the Parkinson’s in you. By doing so, you can put your own stampContinue reading “Putting the “U” in Parkinson’s”
Think, See, Talk, Do Parkinson’s is described as a movement disorder. Hell even the specialist we see is called an MDS(Movement Disorder Specialist)! Yet there is more to this disease than just how it effects our movement. If all we do is focus on our movements, then we might actually be limiting the amount ofContinue reading “Think, Talk, See, Do?”