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  • Parkinson’s Urban Dictionary
    It’s been a few years since I posted the Parkinson’s Urban Dictionary, so I thought we should add some more words that we’ve learned.  Here goes… It seems like in this day and age, people have created their own language. Yes, I may type in English but don’t act like you don’t know what I mean when I throw an ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-09-25By PerkyParkie
  • Yoga for Parkinson’s in Pandemic Times
    If you can breathe, you can do yogaChristiana Lewis, yoga instructor for People with Parkinson’s There are many benefits to Yoga for People with Parkinson’s (PwPs), whether you are a just starting or have been practicing for years. I started my yoga practice about 12 years ago, before my diagnosis with Parkinson’s Disease. I give much credit to my yoga ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-09-22By skrischer
  • Self-medicating and microdosing my Parkinson’s
    I first was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 32… which was 11 years ago… man, time flies when you’re battling a degenerative neurologic disease, eh? Following my official diagnosis, I was prescribed the standard Sinemet 3 times a day.  This regimen worked for a bit as I got a better grip on what it meant to be a Parkie.  Figuring out how ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-09-11By PerkyParkie
  • Self-medicating and microdosing my Parkinson’s
    I first was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at age 32… which was 11 years ago… man, time flies when you’re battling a degenerative neurologic disease, eh? Following my official diagnosis, I was prescribed the standard Sinemet 3 times a day.  This regimen worked for a bit as I got a better grip on what it meant to be a Parkie.  Figuring out how ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-09-11By PerkyParkie
  • Going on a Road Trip with California Fires and Covid-19
    Several weeks ago, Mr. Twitchy and I decided that we really needed to get out of Los Angeles for a few days. A change of scenery would do us both good. We scheduled a trip to Lake Tahoe for August, but had to postpone it because of the fires in Northern California. So we left yesterday, September 7, without checking ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-09-09By skrischer
  • Going on a Road Trip with California Fires and Covid-19
    Several weeks ago, Mr. Twitchy and I decided that we really needed to get out of Los Angeles for a few days. A change of scenery would do us both good. We scheduled a trip to Lake Tahoe for August, but had to postpone it because of the fires in Northern California. So we left yesterday, September 7, without checking ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-09-09By skrischer
  • Remembering Our Animals
    Remembering the animals past and present that have meant so much to us in a blog post by blogger and author, Karl Robb. ... read more
    Source: A Soft Voice In A Noisy WorldPublished on 2020-09-03By Karl Robb
  • How I use protein to control my Parkinson’s
    Now before I go any further, please read the following disclaimer from my legal department: *All events or experiences described in this blog are solely based on Perky Parkie’s life adventures. And while some Parkies might have similar events, we are all snowflakes and no individual can replicate her exact experiences. Besides, who would want to?  She is a bit nutty.  **Furthermore, ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-09-03By PerkyParkie
  • How I use protein to control my Parkinson’s
    Now before I go any further, please read the following disclaimer from my legal department: *All events or experiences described in this blog are solely based on Perky Parkie’s life adventures. And while some Parkies might have similar events, we are all snowflakes and no individual can replicate her exact experiences. Besides, who would want to?  She is a bit nutty.  **Furthermore, ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-09-03By PerkyParkie
  • Great tools to use during the Pandemic
    Some organizations have stepped up for pwp who have lost socialization, and usually exercise programs and support groups.  Even for those exercise programs that started up again, some pwp don't feel comfortable going out.A sampling...Here are a selection of services that are available now:PMD Alliance (that's Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Alliance) has been stellar at providing live and recorded on-line ... read more
    Source: Parkie SupportPublished on 2020-09-02By Fran Lo
  • We CAN end Parkinson’s Disease in the future
    Parkinson’s Disease is not inevitable. Parkinson’s Disease is rather preventable.Ray Dorsey MD Open Hand Raised, Stop Parkinson's Disease (PD) Sign Painted,.. Stock Photo, Picture And Royalty Free Image. Image 26035812. Can we prevent Parkinson’s Disease in the future? Dr. Ray Dorsey, one of the co-authors ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-27By skrischer
  • We CAN end Parkinson’s Disease in the future
    Parkinson’s Disease is not inevitable. Parkinson’s Disease is rather preventable.Ray Dorsey MD Open Hand Raised, Stop Parkinson's Disease (PD) Sign Painted,.. Stock Photo, Picture And Royalty Free Image. Image 26035812. Can we prevent Parkinson’s Disease in the future? Dr. Ray Dorsey, one of the co-authors ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-27By skrischer
  • The Mighty’s Guide to Parkinson’s Disease
    The Mighty, one of the largest online information resources on various illnesses, recently launched their own Parkinson’s disease guide a post from Karl Robb at A Soft Voice in a Noisy World blog. ... read more
    Source: A Soft Voice In A Noisy WorldPublished on 2020-08-27By Karl Robb
  • The Home in Transition!
    The Home in Transition is a blog post on karlrobb.com about being quarantined in this trying period. By author/blogger Karl Robb ... read more
    Source: A Soft Voice In A Noisy WorldPublished on 2020-08-23By Karl Robb
  • The Power of a Smile
    Smile though your heart is achingSmile even though it’s breakingWhen there are clouds in the sky you’ll get byIf you smile through your fear and sorrowSmile and maybe tomorrowYou’ll see the sun come shining throughFor youNat King Cole, “Smile” There have been many songs written about smiling. Why? Because a smile is so powerful in so many ways. The ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-22By skrischer
  • The Power of a Smile
    Smile though your heart is achingSmile even though it’s breakingWhen there are clouds in the sky you’ll get byIf you smile through your fear and sorrowSmile and maybe tomorrowYou’ll see the sun come shining throughFor youNat King Cole, “Smile” There have been many songs written about smiling. Why? Because a smile is so powerful in so many ways. The ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-22By skrischer
  • The Dangers of Getting Dressed
    We all have clothing mishaps, like when you wear your t-shirt inside out or miss a button on your sweater, but for Parkies getting dressed can be quiet a challenge.  I have created a list of whoopsies that some of you might be able to relate to.  This is the danger of getting dressed with Parkinson’s.     Pants First the pants… they seem ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-08-14By PerkyParkie
  • The Dangers of Getting Dressed
    We all have clothing mishaps, like when you wear your t-shirt inside out or miss a button on your sweater, but for Parkies getting dressed can be quiet a challenge.  I have created a list of whoopsies that some of you might be able to relate to.  This is the danger of getting dressed with Parkinson’s.     Pants First the pants… they seem ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-08-14By PerkyParkie
  • The Dangers of Getting Dressed
    We all have clothing mishaps, like when you wear your t-shirt inside out or miss a button on your sweater, but for Parkies getting dressed can be quiet a challenge.  I have created a list of whoopsies that some of you might be able to relate to.  This is the danger of getting dressed with Parkinson’s.     Pants First the pants… they seem ... read more
    Source: The Perky ParkiePublished on 2020-08-14By PerkyParkie
  • Tremors on the Golf Course
    This was originally published by Parkinsonsdisease.net August 6, 2020 by Sharon Krischer Some days you just know, before you even get out of bed, that it is just not going to be one of your better days. With Parkinson’s, those days occur with no rhyme or reason. The night that you got little sleep can be followed by a ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-12By skrischer
  • Tremors on the Golf Course
    This was originally published by Parkinsonsdisease.net August 6, 2020 by Sharon Krischer Some days you just know, before you even get out of bed, that it is just not going to be one of your better days. With Parkinson’s, those days occur with no rhyme or reason. The night that you got little sleep can be followed by a ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-12By skrischer
  • How did it get to be August already?
    Where has this year gone? 5 months after the big shut-down, we have become resigned to the fact that it may be a year or more before things get back to “normal” whatever that is. I still wake up most mornings and have to think about what day it is. The calendar is useless. Stress levels are up, my tremor ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-06By skrischer
  • How did it get to be August already?
    Where has this year gone? 5 months after the big shut-down, we have become resigned to the fact that it may be a year or more before things get back to “normal” whatever that is. I still wake up most mornings and have to think about what day it is. The calendar is useless. Stress levels are up, my tremor ... read more
    Source: Twitchy WomanPublished on 2020-08-06By skrischer
  • The Parkinson’s Doctor Will “See” You Now
    Two days before my 60th birthday in March, everything in my area closed due to the novel coronavirus (covid-19.) Wonderful Hubby and I cancelled my birthday party and stayed home with my birthday present, Miss Kitty. Miss KittyOur monthly Parkinson's disease support group meetings were cancelled, so were the monthly social pizza parties. Those of us with chronic conditions (me) or over ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s HumorPublished on 2020-07-29
  • Change Brings Change
    Change Brings Change is a blog post on memories and accepting change with Parkinson's disease by blogger, Karl Robb.. ... read more
    Source: A Soft Voice In A Noisy WorldPublished on 2020-07-29By Karl Robb
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