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Parkinson’s Disease & Supplemental Security Income


Parkinson's disease is a degenerative condition that affects motor and nervous system function. Parkinson’s disease can impact each person differently—causing a variety of symptoms that progress at di…
March 17, 2014

Bit on Basketball


My dad and I humble each other: Parkinson’s isn’t something you can pull on and off.
April 07, 2015

Outside of Language


I hope to illuminate language as fluid; as diverse; as expressive. I hope to share this with my dad, and with anyone who feels outside of meaning.
May 18, 2015

Flowers on Dr. Starr's Tie


In my last post, I recounted about half of my dad and my caffeinated adventure in San Francisco. The best has been saved for last. In fact, I break it down into acts: (I) Pete’s Deli on Divisadero Str…
October 16, 2015

JBC + DBS: A Mostly-Love Story (Continued)


Besides a knack for receiving brain surgeries, my dad is now proficient in sheltering animals. Luna is his latest tenant. In the first half of our interview, my dad and I haphazardly recounted his his…
December 04, 2015



I’ve had a few people not openly deride the fact that I was on a reality television show but come close. In truth I get it.
February 15, 2015

Living for a Cure


By all means let us pursue a cure for Parkinson's. Bur first, let us relentlessly pursue life.
March 20, 2015

Get Moving!


There is an ongoing discussion regarding physical activity and Parkinson’s. We often hear quotes that exercise will help, if not outright cure, many of the symptoms we face with PD. And I believe it’s…
May 26, 2015

Flowers in Our Hair


My dad and I went to San Francisco a few weeks ago to meet with Dr. Phillip Starr, neurosurgeon and genuine human.
August 03, 2015

Living with Hope


We sat down with Terry Harrigan, NWPF's Volunteer Director of Engagement, to hear her thoughts on living with Parkinson's, the HOPE Conference and volunteering with NWPF. TH: I am happier now than I…
September 04, 2015

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