Difficulty in getting motivated to fight my illness

Reprinted with permission from CoachCMC.com We went to the zoo yesterday.  I didn’t want to go.  Let me clarify that.  I actually wanted to go, to take my granddaughters (Olivia and Sophia), as well as be with my wife Stacey, my...
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Parkinson Disease Psychosis Fact Sheet

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Parkinson Disease Psychosis

This blog is on one of those under-reported Parkinson symptoms: psychosis. I know, I know – I said that I was going to take a break from the blog.  I still intend to, and plan on doing a sort of...
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Myoclonus and my break from the blog

In addition to involuntary movements such as those produced by tremor, dyskinesia, or dystonia, there is another kind of involuntary movement which can be very annyoing and embarrassing. Myoclonus is a rapid twitch or uncontrolled movement, sort of a physical...
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The trap of worrying about what other people think

I notice that I tend to obsess too much about how I appear to others. Early on, I was too worried that I wouldn’t appear “disabled enough” to avoid people’s stares and thoughts containing condemnation about my not being able...
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Enjoy the here and now

Hope you had some great holiday time.   I have been invested in keeping busy with whatever I can find to give me a sense of accomplishment.  Whether it is artwork, trying to make a dinner, or whatever, I have...
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Overlooked Symptoms! Parkinson’s disease is not just impaired movement

Many of the symptoms and common difficulties that can be a part of having Parkinson’s disease are often overlooked. Many people, including professionals and family members, may not be aware of these issues.  Some of these issues may get under-reported...
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Let’s modify the typical view of Parkinsons Disease!

Let’s talk a little today about Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD) by diving into a common stereotypes that may limit identification and treatment of often overlooked secondary symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, which creates delays in diagnosis and misdiagnosis (especially in...
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My one wild attempt, or educated guess about the cause of Parkinson’s disease

I have never tried to address the cause of Parkinson’s disease.  I haven’t done so because that is not the purpose of my personal blog, nor do I want to bore anybody with elaborate or crazy theories.  I am also...
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Beware, you will probably find what you are looking for!

When you or someone that you care for was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (or whatever illness that you have – that you can relate to with me), did you do an internet search?  I know I did. The thing is, if...
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