Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and there are lots of great articles on the internet.  Here are just a few.   If you want to tell your own story, please send it to me and I will be happy to share it.

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I was Diagnosed With Parkinson’s

by Gil Thelen, research advocate with the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation and a National Parkinson Foundation Moving Day® Walk for Parkinson’s participant


Lisa Cone writes:

Is sisterhood the secret for women with ?

Lisa attended the Women & PD Initiative conference sponsored by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation with me.

From The Shoe Maven – a video about the #HeelsOnHeadUp campaign

There are many more articles, but too many to post.  When you can’t sleep, check out some of them on the internet.  And make your voice heard too.





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A Note To My Readers

I love to see your comments and get your emails as we share our collective experiences. But based on a couple of private questions from some of you, remember, I am just a lay person and a patient like the rest of you. For medical and similar advice, you need to talk to your own doctor

Twitchy Woman

Twitchy Women partners with the Parkinson’s Wellness Fund to ensure we have the resources to offer peer support for women with Parkinson’s.