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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An Evening with Jimmy

No matter what you are faced with, if you make your body healthier, you are going to feel better.  Jimmy Choi On a perfect Southern California evening a few days ago, Mr. Twitchy and I had the priviledge of hosting American Ninja/PD Warrior Jimmy Choi at our home, with the help of Alex Montaldo and …

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Time for a change

The last few weeks have flown by.  As I wrote last week, a dear friend passed away after a very brief (5 weeks) illness that left us stunned and numb.  Mr. Twitchy and I got home from visiting her in Arizona on Monday, and left again on Thursday for a wedding in Richmond, VA, and …

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How much time do you really spend going to doctors?

Experience says to make your appointment so you’re the first one on the schedule in the morning or the first after their lunch hour. Tom Sheppard Do you ever feel like all you do is go to doctor's appointments?  Feel like a drug addict as you take meds all day long ?   Make sure …

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