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!!
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!
To help bring awareness to a Parkinson’s song that is close to my heart. The Same Song ( One World, One Voice) is focusing on Parkinson’s Awareness. This seems to be as good as time as any to once again showcase a song that a good friend of mine (Glenn Reid) wrote. After seeing andContinue reading “The Same Song (One World, One Voice)”
Okay sometimes I am not that bright! Having been diagnosed with Parkinson’s since 2012. I just now realized why it’s called a movement disorder!
While Parkinson’s is considered a movement disorder pretty much all movement originates from how and what we see. The Quiet Eye: How to Train the Way You Gaze (and Why) By Liz MarmeshHealth and Wellness Reading Time: 6 minutes Pick your favorite sport, any sport. Imagine the player you most admire walking up to theContinue reading “Parkinson’s and Vision”
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/