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Book Review: My Degeneration, A Journey Through Parkinson's


Peter Dunlap-Shohl was an editorial cartoonist, one of those journalists who draw witty caricatures of people in the news, usually making fun of them. He had fun doing that. Then, at age 43, the real…
January 15, 2016

Book review: Shake Well Before Use


Tom Isaacs will be familiar to anyone who attended the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation’s 2015 HOPE conference in Seattle... Shake Well Before Use is Tom Isaacs’s detailed account of his year-long wal…
March 18, 2016

Shaken to the Core


It’s started. But, I took an extra dose. Oh gosh, they’re looking. Where was I? Now it’s getting worse, because they’re looking. Make it STOP! Telling myself that is NOT working! Now, I’m rambling. I’…
April 13, 2016



In December of 2015 I took a leave of absence from my nursing career that has turned into my taking a permanent leave due to my Parkinson's. Most of us have had dreams of what it might be like to take…
June 13, 2016

Lifestyle: One of UK's youngest Parkinson’s victims reveals how tattoos help him live with crippling disease


Shaun Slicker was only 20-years-old when he first began to experience his first symptoms - but it took three years to get a diagnosis
February 29, 2016

Lifestyle: What I Learned Training for 'American Ninja Warrior'


On our first obstacle, I told the owner of Iron Sport, American Ninja Warrior Sam Sann, of my big obstacle: Parkinson's. He told me emphatically, "I can help you! I believe my exercises will help you!…
March 11, 2016

Parkinson’s and Luck


I was diagnosed at 43 years old with Parkinson’s Disease. Bad luck, right? I suppose. I hadn’t done anything conscious to court the disease, and had none apparent in my family history. It was just a…
January 23, 2015

Suggestions for the Shaken


I do believe in what I've been writing regarding living your best. So the question is: How? How do you have the strength, courage and perseverance when life is really, really, really rotten?
April 03, 2015

Examples of living your best


I want to highlight some of the things being done by individuals all over North America in an attempt to lighten the burden of Parkinson's. These are just a few of the individuals in the world who are…
April 17, 2015

Life Lessons


Life lessons. I find, at times, they are really hard to take in. I have discovered these past couple months that I do not really care to write/blog/share when I feel unsure or confused. But today I wo…
June 19, 2015

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