This weekend I have the opportunity to talk about using others to help me live with my Parkinson’s diagnosis. How my willingness to talk about my Parkinson’s makes it so much easier to recruit others to help me in my everyday life. They add their voice to my cause. This voice then becomes stronger notContinue reading “One Voice”
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This little light of mine
Don’t let Parkinson’s cast a dark shadow on your life. A smile a day can help keep you troubles away. If you can focus on the good in each day, it will help battle the bad moments from a position of strength! Even the smallest flicker of light can illuminate the path we take toContinue reading “This little light of mine”
I am Goldilocks?
Let’s see it’s about 10 PM I’ve just announced to my care giver I’m going to bed. I’m tired and need sleep. What could possibly interfere with this process? Why can’t I sleep? I in no particular order. Let’s go through the checklist. When do I go to bed? Where do I sleep on theContinue reading “I am Goldilocks?”
Know your Parkinson’s
My Parkinson’s is MY Parkinson’s!!! I must be responsible for how I treat and medicate it! Sometimes a good day comes down to dumb luck.Or intuition?
The Massage room
Diary of a mad man? Or just another day with Parkinson’s? The Massage Room I use to jokingly say that My goal in life was to be the world’s oldest living porn star! My younger self thinking about how exciting it must be, getting naked in front of strangers. Boy has Parkinson’s changed my wayContinue reading “The Massage room”
Parkinson’s safety walk?
Trying to eliminate the fear of falling. This years Parkinson’s Super Walk continued to roll right along without incident!
Sunrise to Sunset
My meaning to life Every morning the sun comes up. I feel honoured to be able to have a wonderful place to witness the beauty of each new day. However with each new day comes the barricades and roadblocks that will be put in front of me to challenge how I will get to beContinue reading “Sunrise to Sunset”
My Parkinson’s Team
I was asked a question the other day, “ Who makes up your Parkinson’s team?” Followed by “ How would I rank them?” The typical responses would be my caregiver, my MDS, My GP, pharmacist, family , friends . You know the typical responses. BUT as I have stated before I am not normal. RememberingContinue reading “My Parkinson’s Team”
Parkinson’s Concierge- Sleep
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”