Tag Archives: Parkinson’s Diseaase

Let the Chips Fall…

Perhaps I should research a bit to see where this idiom began…but as I think about it literally, I am reminded of those crispy, incredibly crunchy, kettle baked things that are all flavor and calories without a smidge of nutritional … Continue reading

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A Trip Through the Mountains

Last Monday, I flew steadily west for most of the afternoon. Headed for Denver. For the Rocky Mountains. With my camera. It was one of those “strike while the iron is hot” moments, when the rest of life’s responsibilities are … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease – The Waiting Game

Five months ago, I slammed into the Wall of Reality. The way back to myself has been difficult at times, sometimes intriguing, and occasionally funny. I had a second surgery, 3 weeks after the first, to implant a computer module in … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease – THE WALL

I’m not really a risk-taker. I’m a dreamer. When I was a child, my Mom always said, “Kay, you have eyes bigger than your stomach!” That was her description of my propensity for taking more food than I could possibly … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease – The Descent

At the end of the 2013 – 2014 school year, my eleventh as an elementary school music teacher, I was more exhausted than normal for that time of year.  I was too tired to even be excited about a new clinical … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease – the Invasion

I’ve been running, and/or hiding ever since August of 2008, when I first heard the words, “I’m about 99 % certain you have Parkinson’s Disease,” aimed in my direction. There was an hour of panic, sitting in the car in … Continue reading

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