It Began with a Crane

UA-142478460-1 Hope makes you forget all the difficult hours Soichiro Honda The 5th World Parkinson's Congress opened tonight in Kyoto, Japan. With about 3000 in attendance, from 55 countries, the opening session was joyous and tearful. The opening video began with a Crane swooping down into Kyoto. The Crane, in Japanese culture, represents hope. And …

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Keeping your Parkinson’s under control when your life isn’t

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.African Proverb It seems that once you think everything is under control, something happens to set you back. You are feeling so good about how you are doing, that you forget that you have limits and take on too much …

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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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The Flu

I wasn't supposed to get the flu.  I got my flu shot in September and it has always worked for me in the past.  I don't know what happened.  We went to Chicago last weekend for a wedding.  It was cold.  It was windy.  It was snowing.  I could not warm up all weekend.  We …

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