A smile, a laugh, a joke… may not be what they seem!

For quite a few years now I have been working in various roles within Social Work. In one role I worked with people in the early stages of dementia and their families. One of the things we provided was groups for those just diagnosed with dementia and also carer’s groups. I used to co-facilitate aContinue reading “A smile, a laugh, a joke… may not be what they seem!”

Sometimes I cry…

Sometimes for no apparent reason I cry. I put a brave face on most of the time and can almost ignore the fact that I have Parkinson’s. I go about my daily business, doing my job, living my life and feeling pretty normal. Then out of the blue, it’s like something snaps me back toContinue reading “Sometimes I cry…”

Exercise and commitment, sometimes it’s all a bit much!

So, I came home from work today and started to look at what exercise options I need to get into. As I have said on many occasions ‘exercise is medicine’. But tonight that medicine feels hard to swallow. The responsibility for giving me the best future for the longest time, feels like it doesn’t belongContinue reading “Exercise and commitment, sometimes it’s all a bit much!”