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Slow down, you move too fast

I sing in an acapella choir and there are some songs where we have a tendency to speed up. If that happens we either all stay together and all speed up, or we stop listening to each other and sing at different timings which just doesn’t work! 348 more words

Standing tall

I’m fairly short compared to the average person. But I’ve learned that being short doesn’t mean I can’t stand tall.

There have been times in my life when I felt really self-conscious about my Parkinson’s symptoms and I wanted to hide away. 463 more words

Spring forward, clutter-free

Today I saw daffodils for the first time this year. To me, daffodils are a sign that spring is on its way. Spring is my favourite season. 270 more words

Knowledge 1

Discovery is an interesting concept.

A tiny piece of knowledge, of information and your life can change beyond recognition.

I woke up this morning and I looked on YouTube and read a video blog of somebody’s diagnosis of Parkinsons. 736 more words

Mixed Bag

Shining a spotlight on what's important

Today is the first Sunday of Lent. For Christians worldwide, Lent – which began on Ash Wednesday – is a period of preparation for the most important part of the church’s year – Easter. 285 more words


It is fair to say that a binary style is a more Familia system to me. I have not lived alone in years… I mean decades. 700 more words


Big and Loud

Exercise. I got pretty good at exercising when I lost 60 pounds 5 years ago. I was disciplined and exercised 5-7 days each week.  I even walked a half marathon in 2015  It worked and I felt good. 374 more words

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