Yearly Archives: 2021

Fighting Parkinson’s, and kindness, compassion, and Thanksgiving 2021

Congratulations — you are in the final five days of the November to Remember, No Excuses November, 30-day Challenge 2021 to do the scaled-down version of the Parkinson’s Recipe for Recovery®. Also, here in the States, we are having our Thanksgiving celebration … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and living your life in the moment

Today is the 19th day of my 30-day November to Remember, No Excuses November, Challenge 2021! Click here to review the challenge. At this point in time twelve years ago, I was not doing very well. Here is an excerpt from my … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and Marie is ten years symptom free!

WOW! Marie is ten years symptom free. How inspiring is that! Ten years ago, in the middle of my November to Remember, No Excuses November, 30-day Challenge 2011, a comment was posted on the blog that Marie would not be … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and a pep talk for my 30-day challenge 2021

For those of you who are working hard through this first week of my 30-day November to Remember Challenge 2021, good for you! For those of you who are not working hard through this first week of my 30-day November to … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and inspiration for the kick-off of my 30-day challenge 2021

IT IS HERE!!! Today is the kick-off of my 30-day November to Remember, No Excuses November, Challenge 2021! Click here to review the challenge. I am so excited about how many of you I have heard from who are making a commitment … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and my 30-day challenge 2021

Welcome to the eleventh annual 30-day November to Remember Challenge. The 30-day challenge is coming to you in two parts: those already doing the Parkinson’s Recipe for Recovery®, and those who are new and have not quite gotten started on the … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and finding gratitude through adversity

As I have written many times, gratitude was a critical feature in my recovery. So, when fellow warrior W’Ren the Artist told me he was making a movie about gratitude and asked if I would participate, I joyful and gratefully … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and compassion for yourself

I have mentioned in the past that people with Parkinson’s tend to be the kindest and most compassionate people I have ever met. However, the kindness and compassion is for others, reserving judgment and criticism for themselves.

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and remembering my Mom on her 87th birthday

Today would have been my Mom’s 87th birthday. She passed away 14 and 1/2 years ago. As you know, having seen her struggles and the sad ending to the life of a beautiful, kind, loving being, I was highly motivated … Continue reading

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Fighting Parkinson’s, and I was just like you

From time to time people have commented to me that it is hard for them to picture me with Parkinson’s. I am healthy, smile all the time, and I am filled with love, joy, compassion and gratitude. Today, I will … Continue reading

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