My Books and Other Things I Like

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By Brian Grant and Ric Bucher

by Ray Dorsey MD, Todd Sherer PhD, Michael S. Okun MD Bastiaan R. Bloem MD PhD.

The new MUST READ book about Parkinson’s Disease for everyone with Parkinson’s and their care partners.


Parkinson’s? You’re kidding me, right?: One woman’s unshakeable belief in overcoming a shaky diagnosis!

Author Sheryl  Jedlinski was one of the first bloggers that I followed.  Always informative, humorous and a good read.  A great book for the newly diagnosed.


Natural Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease 

Dr. Laurie Mischley is a researcher at the forefront of alternative therapies for PD. Highly recommended.


Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life: English Edition and  10 Breakthrough Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease: English Edition by Dr. Michael S. Okun    Two very good informative books written by the National Medical Director of the Parkinson’s Foundation.


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by Carol Clupny.  

Diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 49, Carol was not ready to give up.  Instead, she embarked on long distance hiking trips, bike rides and more.  


Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease

by Jon Palfreman.

Still my all time favorite.  After his own diagnosis with PD, Palfreman, an award winning science journalist, wrote this insightful book about the doctors, researchers, and patients  who continue to hunt for a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.


Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist  by Michael J Fox     I recommend listening to this or any of his books.  Fox is always inspirational and you can almost see the twinkle in his eye as he narrates his book.


Kristie Scott shares with you her 53 whimsical and color charged evolution cards for your self-growth and pleasure. 


For comfort when flying, I highly recommend  Vim & Vigr Compression Socks.  They come in fun colors and different levels of compression.  The most comfortable compression socks I have ever had.

Perseverance: The Seven Skills You Need to Survive, Thrive, and Accomplish More Than You Ever Imagined

 by Tim Hague – Hague was diagnosed with  YOPD at age 46 and won Canada’s Amazing Race race with his son, Tim Jr., 3 years later.  The highlight of the book is his blow by blow account of the Race, which he (and his opponents) never expected to win.  


by Dr. Maria de Leon

Fun, informative book for women with PD by Dr. Maria de Leon who was a Movement Disorders Specialist before she was diagnosed with YOPD.  Available in Spanish

Her companion book is Parkinson’s Diva: Hello, Possibilities!


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