Living Well with Parkinsons Disease

Dancing in the Rain: Lessons Learned on my Personal Journey with PD (more at www.PDPlan4Life.com) Copyright 2013-16 Sheryl Jedlinski

You never know how strong you are…

By Sheryl Jedlinski When we learned that our son, Steve, and his wife, Megan, were expecting their first child in late May, my husband, Tony, and I were ecstatic about … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · 6 Comments

You are as beautiful as you feel

By Sheryl Jedlinski   I started losing my hair on New Year’s Eve, after only three chemotherapy treatments. Was this a sign of more unwanted and unwelcome medical surprises to … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Live life to the fullest: Resolutions for 2016

By Sheryl Jedlinski I have never been happier to see a year end than I am 2015. It began with my being hospitalized with pneumonia and ended with my being … Continue reading

January 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Always a silver lining

By Sheryl Jedlinski Every cloud has a silver lining, or so I’ve heard. Often it isn’t readily apparent, but If we are patient and dig deep enough, we will find … Continue reading

December 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Not a security threat

By Sheryl Jedlinski Watching nightly news about heightened airport security takes me back to the weeks right after 9 – 11. I was catching a flight out of O’Hare when … Continue reading

December 20, 2015 · 4 Comments

Chemo: Planning for the worst, hoping for the best

By Sheryl Jedlinski I awaited the start of chemotherapy with both fear and hope; fear as to how my body would react to these powerful toxins; and hope that they … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Giving thanks

By Sheryl Jedlinski It is easy to be thankful when the important things in life are going our way. It is far more difficult to count our blessings when faced … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Exercise helps me take back my life

By Sheryl Jedlinski Only two weeks after major abdominal surgery, I am taking my life back and starting down the road to beating cancer. Much to the surprise of my … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · 6 Comments

Learning to live one day at a time

By Sheryl Jedlinski It has been just a week since I came home from the hospital following major abdominal surgery, yet it feels like a lifetime. Nothing looks the same, … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · 8 Comments

Many thanks for your support

By Sheryl Jedlinski Thank you to everyone who responded with an outpouring of support and encouragement to the news that I am now fighting cancer as well as Parkinson’s disease. … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 5 Comments

Battling on two fronts

By Sheryl Jedlinski Two weeks ago, though it seems more like months, I was diagnosed with a fast growing and spreading uterine cancer, hopefully in its early stage. The good … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · 24 Comments

Empower yourself through exercise

By Sheryl Jedlinski I was 10 years old when President John F. Kennedy called Americans’ “growing softness and increasing lack of physical fitness a menace to our security.” It was … Continue reading

October 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

One million strong

By Sheryl Jedlinski The number of Americans living with Parkinson’s disease has surpassed one million, and 60,000 more swell our ranks each year. While this is not something to celebrate, … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · 6 Comments

If we fall, but no one notices, did we really fall?

By Sheryl Jedlinski If we fall (like the tree in the forest), and no one notices, did we really fall? If we fall as a result of an incident that … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · 6 Comments
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