Category Archives: health
Bergen Amren April 21, 1943 – January 16, 2016 My love, my muse, my best friend R.I.P.
It’s been – and still is – a long, hot summer. Miraculously, I’ve managed not to melt. More incredible, I worked up the courage to buy some real art supplies. Stuff I intentionally stopped using when diagnosed with Parkinson’s. Why? By avoiding … Continue reading
Parkie Bruce Ballard — fellow WPC Blogger Partner — is shaking up the internet with his recent post: “What’s It Like Having Parkinson’s?.” If you’ve ever wondered what PD feels like, try these simulation exercises and encourage your friends to join the thousands … Continue reading
Raised on Kraft Dinner and Gold Stars © Robyn Michele Levy 1989 Raised on Kraft Dinner® and gold stars Chauffeured ‘round in fancy cars Pop-Tart® farts at the breakfast table T.V. Dinners with Rogers cable Froot Loops® drowned in two-percent Do … Continue reading
Parkinson Alberta‘s Beth Metcalf — who read my book twice and started planning this speaking engagement 3 years ago — is a multitalented, multitasking, make-it-happen maven (aka Client Services Coordinator). Parkinson Alberta has an awesome team of staff and volunteers dedicated to the Parkinson’s community. Medicine … Continue reading
How is technology changing #Parkinsons research? Find out by joining @MichaelJFoxOrg for a scintillating #FoxPDchat on Twitter — Friday, April 17 at 12 pm ET.
WPC 2016 Ambassadors play an important role: They all have Parkinson’s disease and have established themselves as dedicated and passionate leaders in PD communities close to home and around the world online; they’ve all attended at least one World Parkinson Congress; they … Continue reading
I am so thrilled to be a blogging partner with World Parkinson Coalition — a nonprofit organization dedicated to a worldwide dialogue to help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease. I will be one of … Continue reading
When I was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s, I asked Marg Meikle — aka The Answer Lady — for advice. She said, “Find yourself a good pharmacist.” So I did. How do I define a good pharmacist? Professional. Trustworthy. Knowledgeable. Accountable … Continue reading
Physically I arrived home last week, but emotionally I haven’t landed yet. I’m still there — in the Tuscon desert — my heart open with gratitude for this tender, brave community finding me, inviting me. Thank you APDA Arizona!