Category Archives: health

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 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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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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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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My Merry Medicated Christmas Book List

Wishing you all a loving & literary season! Buy one, some, or all of these books:  Most of Me: Surviving My Medical Meltdown  *  Parkinson’s Humor – Funny Stories About My Life With Parkinson’s Disease  *  Attemptations: Short, Long and Longer … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Porridge For Parkinson’s Fundraiser Is On Sunday, November 17

Get out your spoons! Get out your wallets! The 13th Annual Porridge For Parkinson’s takes place Sunday, November 18th. If you can’t be there in person, you can donate on line.

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#AmWriting — lost in space

I’m working on a new book — another creative non-fiction. I’ll still be blogging, but less frequently.

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Robyn Michele Levy’s Recipe for Dealing with Disaster

Serve with endless supply of unconditional love. May substitute physicians with rabbis…medicine with prayer.

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Today’s Big Pharma Forecast For Robyn Michele Levy’s Brain

Today is a dizzy new day in your neurodegenerative life!  Your brain chemistry — particularly your dopamine levels — are seriously depleted.  Follow neuropsychiatrist’s advice: Maintain current  medication regime. Spend August on Saturna Island. Rest. Relax. Read. Write. Unwind. Unplug. … Continue reading

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