Being strong…

I was reading a post on a Facebook Page that I am a member of, and a member posted on the topic of ‘being strong’. I have picked a few things from their post. “We often see people say things like how hard it is to “be strong” or about the need to “be strong.”Continue reading “Being strong…”

Working hard and creating a legacy for me…

I notice many changes in the way I view life these days. Since Parkies has moved into my life it – and it’s effects – are not far from my thoughts. A Psychologist I work with said recently that my life should not be all about Parkinson’s. But, in a way it shapes my veryContinue reading “Working hard and creating a legacy for me…”

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”

Learning, learning, learning

I remember when I first started a course in broadcasting. One of the teachers addressed the class and said, “I am not in the business of churning out students. I am in the business of creating life long learners!” I am drawing on that ethos now, as I become a life long learner about Parkinson’sContinue reading “Learning, learning, learning”