Author Archives: Robyn Michele Levy

About Robyn Michele Levy

I am an artist, writer, radio broadcaster, performer, mother, breast cancer survivor. I also have Parkinson's disease. My memoir, Most of Me, is available at local and on-line bookstores.

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

In  2010, the U.S. Senate designated April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Since then, Parkinson’s communities around the globe have boosted their year-round PD awareness campaigns every April. Considering approximately 6.3 million people worldwide have this affliction, public education is important. … Continue reading

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Update From Robyn Michele Levy’s Nose

I’ve been plucked! My very first noselash!  

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Update From Robyn Michele Levy’s Brain

This week is full of joy and sorrow: My mother passed away 2 years ago this March 14th My sister’s birthday is March 15th My daughter’s birthday is March 19th Maintain regular medication regime while riding emotional roller-coaster. Do not adjust … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig Heads to Britain for The Edible Masterpieces Fundraiser

Flying pigs may not be kosher, but they sure are cute. And they love fundraisers! Especially when they feature art and food. This pig popped up in my dream and flew all the way to The Art Fund in Britain, … Continue reading

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Five Fantastic Films About Love

It’s been almost two months since Bergen’s open-heart surgery. I’m thrilled to report he is well on the road to recovery — thanks to family, friends, strangers, doctors, nurses, caregivers, and Netflix. Most nights we’ve cuddled up on the couch … Continue reading

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Overheard at the Parkinson’s Scrabble Tournament: “I really need a vowel movement.”

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Happy 76th Birthday Dad!

The official name on his birth certificate reads Gordon Levy. I call him Dad. Other people call him Gord, Go-Go, Buckwheat Zydeco, Gordoon, Gordy, Zaidy, Zee-Zee, Gordo, Daddy-o, Mr. Got-to-go, Mr. L, Mr. G, Uncle Gordon, husband of Lea, son … Continue reading

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Health Tip #40

Listen to the crackling fire’s dying embers and flickering flames “Sticks and stones, skin and bones, we are all the same.”

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Happy Open Heart New Year!

Last week, my husband had open heart surgery. Last night he was discharged from hospital. Today, he held my hand and we set out on the road to recovery. For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and … Continue reading

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Somewhere In The Rainbow: Marg Meikle – CBC’s The Answer Lady & Parkinson’s Disease Warrior

February 15, 1956 — December 21, 2013 Marg is/was/always will be my hero So brave, committed, inspiring, talented, loved May she rest in peace

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