Originally published by Parkinsonsdisease.net
By Sharon Krischer · June 19, 2020
Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place. -Unknown
I met with my movement disorders specialist recently, and she asked me if I thought that we, people with Parkinson’s (PwPs), are spending too much time on self-care at the expense of everything else. It is a valid question that I admit I have also thought about. Many PwPs will say that they are not defined by our Parkinson’s disease (PD). However, these same people spend an awful lot of time just taking care of themselves to help manage their disease. And I am one of them. I often say that since my PD diagnosis, I spend more time taking care of myself than anything else. And I often feel worn out.
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Sunday Mornings with Twitchy Women
This Sunday, June 28 at 10:00 am Pacific Time, Movement Disorders Specialist, Indu Subramanian, MD, will be joining us to talk about Living well with PD in Covid-19 era, including the importance of social connections, mindfulness and yoga to alleviate some of the stress we are all feeling during this unsettling time. Click here to see her recent talk on PMD Alliance with Dr. Ray Chaudhuri
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These programs are for Women with Parkinson’s Disease. To maintain privacy for this group, we ask that care-partners and family members not attend unless an event states that registration is open to all. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healthline Best Parkinson’s Blogs
This week I was honored once again by Healthline to be on their list of Best Parkinson’s Blogs of 2020