Living Well with Parkinsons Disease

Dancing in the Rain: Lessons Learned on my Personal Journey with PD (more at www.PDPlan4Life.com) Copyright 2013-18 Sheryl Jedlinski

Celebrating the end of my chemotherapy

  This week was great cause for celebration among my family and friends as I finally finished the last of my 18 chemotherapy treatments. Getting to this point was not … Continue reading

May 6, 2016 · 4 Comments

Help, my toenails are “jumping ship”

By Sheryl Jedlinski Today I awoke to discover the nail on my left baby toe hanging on by a thread. I probably would not have even noticed it, were it … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

Beating the Odds

By Sheryl Jedlinski, When diagnosed last fall with late stage endometrial cancer that had already spread well beyond my uterus, the smart money was not on me. Yet here I … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · 8 Comments

“Smoothing” my way to healthier eating

By Sheryl Jedlinski Today I joined the ranks of countless Americans who are blending, making smoothies, and juicing their way to better health. Admittedly, you won’t find any of these … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · 8 Comments

Finding courage

By Sheryl Jedlinski As teens, my cousin, Wanda, and I would alternate summers at each other’s homes in California and New York. As much as we enjoyed our time together, … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · 5 Comments

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

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 · 7 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

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