When Life Gives You Cucumbers and Tomatoes

...and banana bread, chocolate chip cookies and sour dough bread. It seems that the Coronavirus has given everyone a green thumb this year. Quarantined at home, we all channeled our inner gardeners and planted some vegetables and herbs in our back yards, on our patios, balconies, and in pots anywhere there is some sun. Many …

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The Other Side of Self-Care: Feeling Worn Out

Originally published by Parkinsonsdisease.netBy 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 …

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Eight little things you can do to improve your life with Parkinson’s

Living with Covid-19 quarantines has challenged our daily routines, and with that, our individual and collective health. And sanity. One of the goals of beginning Sunday Mornings with Twitchy Women three months ago was to help us find ways, frequently little ways, to better meet the challenges of living with Parkinson's disease. Thanks to our …

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Coping with life under Covid-19 Quarantine

 This is excerpted from a talk given to the ADPA Iowa Chapter on June 12, 2020. So after a good start in 2020, our lives changed literally overnight when  The Corona Virus – or Covid-19, reared its ugly head in the US.  In the middle of March, the country shut down, and we were left …

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I’m Not Done Yet

I may be a Parkie, but I don’t see the future darklyRobert Nadel For the last 2 months, I have been participating in a writing group run by StoPD. There are about 10 people with Parkinson’s in the group which is facilitated by a professor from NYU, along with the founder of StoPD.  The goal …

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