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One step forward, one heartbreak back

So it has been awhile since I last posted, but life has been…well life with a parent with Parkinson’s disease. My mom took a 6 month hiatus from being on any medications for PD and in the last few weeks got back on Sinimet to help with the extreme muscle tightness she has been dealing with which causes anxiety and consequently depression from not being able to physical things such as getting up from a chair and needing general assistance for almost every part of one’s day. 343 more words

Another visit with the Best Neurosurgeon in the State

I’m heading back to Lafayette, La, for my next appointment with my neurosurgeon. She’s the best in the state (far better than the local doctor with which I’ve dealt.) I call him… 345 more words

Daily Dosage

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Hello World!

I am a middle age soccer mom, who has gone through a lot of life lessons in regards to aging parents, grandparents, and my late Aunt Esther. 143 more words

Aging Parents

Weekly Neuroscience Update

Scientists have created a new model of memory that explains how neurons retain select memories a few hours after an event. This new framework provides a more complete picture of how memory works, which can inform research into disorders liked Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, post-traumatic stress and learning disabilities. 261 more words

Weekly Round-Up

Dance for PD West Coast Workshop

PTDT provides dance classes for people with Parkinsons free of cost as a part of our community outreach mission, in conjunction with UC Davis’ Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts.  119 more words

Ballet

Big Sleep

Sometimes my husband and I come home from a party just as my children are going out. Well I remember being young and staying out late. 508 more words

Parkinson's Disease

Hope doesn't make things easy; it makes things possible

Holding onto Hope was the title of a very powerful speech that I listened to last night.  I wish I could have written down more of what she, but I can only clearly remember the part near the end: “Hope doesn’t make things easy, it makes things possible”. 626 more words

Chronic Pain