Brain Farts

Ramblings – Stories by Others

Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.

One Voice

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 not…

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 to…


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 How…

I slipped I Stumbled I fell

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

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 lyrics…

Pain and Apathy

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 squash…

I need help!!!!

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!

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