I read today another PD person’s Blog about feeling less than positive and her symptoms getting on top of her for the last few days or so. She is usually a very positive person, but she is having a bad run of it at present and she was apologising for writing a less than positiveContinue reading “Being honest and not always positive!”
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Is selfcare selfish??
In my work as a Social Worker, I work in an environment that has a lot of responsibility and with that goes a certain amount of unavoidable stress. Because of this, it is important that I practice good self-care. This is something that I have always tried to do, to ensure that I can remainContinue reading “Is selfcare selfish??”
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!”
Last night I cried… after writing my last post
I wrote in my last post about how sometimes I try to wish away this thing I call ‘Parkies’. Wishing it weren’t my reality. My husband read my post and reassured me that I am doing well and that he sees me coping with the diagnosis and mostly just getting on with life. However, buriedContinue reading “Last night I cried… after writing my last post”
Grief, Depression(?) and Big decisions
It has been a challenging time, this last few months. Not only have I recently been diagnosed with Parkies, but lost someone very close and dear to me two months before. So, to me it is natural that I am grieving for the loss of a special person in my life, but also the lossContinue reading “Grief, Depression(?) and Big decisions”