The number of Parkinson’s Disease bloggers has grown exponentially since I was diagnosed in 2009. At the time, I could only find two – now there are at least 100 that we know of and more popping up frequently.
Sherri Woodbridge of Parkinson’s Journey also regularly updates her comprehensive list.
In no particular order:
Parkinson’s Diva by Maria de Leon, M.D.
Living Well With Parkinsons by Sheryl Jedlinski, a well written blog with good information about living with PD
Mariette Robijn from the Netherlands offers her often humorous, offbeat posts
The Science of Parkinson’s by Simon Stott – well written, in language the average person can understand.
Parkinson’s Humor by Yuma Bev
It Is What It Is – Zen and Living with Parkinson’s Disease by Tom Eckhardt
A Soft Voice in a Noisy World by Karl Robb – diagnosed at 23, living with PD for over 30 years
Perky Parky by Allison Smith
Tomorrow Edition by Benyamin Stecher
Parking Suns by Bruce Ballard
Tikvah for Parkinson – Debbie Shapiro has created an all-purpose Parkinson’s Center in Jerusalem.
Kathleen Kiddo by Heather Kennedy
Tim Hague Winner of the Great Race Canada. Very inspirational
Parkinson Fit – this is more of a newsletter than a blog with a lot of good information.
Parkinson Secrets Dr. Michael S. Okun, a world authority on PD, co-hosts a blog with Dr. Indu Subramanian with content from a rich variety of bloggers. They provide a forum for others “to inspire faith, plant the seed of hope, help patients to discover their core values, and to share ‘secrets’ that will improve lives…Hope leads to happiness, and happiness will lead to a meaningful life.”
a simple island life – Kai invites you to her lifestyle site where she shares about living well with Parkinson’s and embracing the everyday.
ParkyBoy ParkyBoy is about living with Parkinson’s: helping others with Parkinson’s by talking about it openly, to help make sense of things, and to allow me to express things that rattle around my head.
Who Stole My Dopamine – Emma Stubbs certainly gets the funniest blog award in my book. This young onset mother of teenagers shares her hilarious observations on life with PD
My Journey With Parkinson’s – This is from a newly diagnosed blogger from New Zealand.
Moving and Shaking – A relatively new blog by Andi Brown