How Coronavirus is affecting Women with Parkinson’s

“Life isn’t easy”: how coronavirus is affecting women with Parkinson’s An edited version of this post appeared in Parkinson's Life today. One of the first things that I noticed after being “sheltered at home” was that not having a daily schedule disrupted my exercise routine.  As a person with Parkinson’s, that had a greater effect …

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PD Heroes For Parkinson’s Awareness Month

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.Christopher Reeve This month, April, 2020, I will be sharing the stories of some People with Parkinson's (PwP's) who are heroes for many of us. In February I wrote about A Different Kind of Parkinson's Hero, highlighting …

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Grit and determination can help you get ahead when you have Parkinson’s

“Singing a happy tune stops you from thinking bad thoughts. Next time you feel a panic attack coming, try singing, humming or whistling, or even just smiling” Carol Clupny That was just one of the insightful comments that author Carol Clupny shared with us today at a meeting for women with Parkinson's. Carol was diagnosed …

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