10 things that can help you cope with your new diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease

Many bloggers write about what you can do to cope with a new diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease. We all have a different take on the issue, so if you have just been diagnosed, look for other blogs with similar titles. As they say in the Parkie world, we are like snowflakes, no two of us …

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Reaching a Milestone and an Inspiring New Book to Read

Look at you.  You're in Spain.  You're walking out here on the Meseta.  How many people are doing this?  How many people with a chronic disease do you see out here today?......Do something good, Carol.  Find something good to do with it."    From The Ribbon of Road Ahead   Twitchy Woman has reached a …

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Can You Live Well With PD?

With the World Parkinson's Congress coming up in June, I have been considering submitting an abstract for the Poster Display at the Congress.  One of the categories for submission is "Living Well With Parkinson's Disease".  I started thinking about what works for me to live well with PD, and then decided to ask the 950+ …

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Tennis Anyone?

Tennis seems to be the perfect exercise to help PD - the hand-eye coordination, sudden quick movements, the thinking process used to execute a shot.  Jan Jackson Tennis has been one of my passions since I was a child, playing with wooden tennis rackets that we had to store in a wooden frame to keep …

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