Living Well with Parkinsons Disease

Dancing in the Rain: Lessons Learned on my Personal Journey with PD (more at www.PDPlan4Life.com) Copyright 2013-20 Sheryl Jedlinski

Giving up driving… my way

By Sheryl Jedlinski I was sitting at a traffic light when it changed from red to green. The cars in the lane beside me started moving forward, but not me. … Continue reading

November 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Getting Back to Normal

by Sheryl Jedlinski It has been three months since my last chemo treatment and I am finally starting to feel somewhat normal again. My appetite has returned, meaning I must … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Celebrate the good times

As soon as they learned I was “cancer free,” my son, Steve, and daughter-in-law, Megan, decided this “fantastic,” if not miraculous, news warranted a celebration. Diagnosed with stage IV cancer … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Cancer-free

By Sheryl Jedlinski “I have great news for you,” my surgeon announced as she rushed into the exam room clutching my latest test results. “You are cancer-free.” I could hardly … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · 6 Comments

Big Day

Today is the “big day” I have been anxiously awaiting with a mixture of confidence and trepidation. It will begin with me having a new CT scan, which will be … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · 4 Comments

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

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

Forever friends

By Sheryl Jedlinski Six of us moms were sitting in a restaurant sharing memories and photographs of our now adult children and catching up with each other’s “golden years.” Although … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · 7 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

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

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

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