What helps you to live well with Parkinson’s Disease?

You must do the things you think you cannot do. - Eleanor Roosevelt Since March is Women's History Month, I will be including some quotes from some amazing women who have made a difference.  Look for more scattered throughout the blog posts this month. And speaking of women,  I submitted an abstract to the World …

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Looking back at 2017 and forward to 2018

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller It's that time of year again, when we look back to see what we have accomplished, and look forward to the challenges and opportunities of the year ahead. First, I …

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Much Ado about Parkinson’s

As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Dr. James Parkinson's groundbreaking essay of "The Shaking Palsy", there seems to be a flurry of announcements of possible breakthroughs in diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's.  Eight years ago, when I was first diagnosed with Parkinson's, the prevailing theories all stated that PD was a disease that started with …

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100 and counting

Wow, it has been an interesting journey!  I started writing this blog in March, 2015, as a way to share my experience with Parkinson's Disease with others.  I never imagined that I would still be writing almost 2 years later, with this my 100th post!  15 people read that first post when it was published.  Now …

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