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

Category Archives: Holidays

Overcoming travel challenges

by Sheryl Jedlinski When I started relying on my walking sticks to get around, hotels posed new challenges to overcome. The issue of accessibility had invaded my corner of the world … Continue reading

May 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Celebrating a special Mother’s Day

  By Sheryl Jedlinski If your baby is “beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,” you’re the grandma. … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

New Year’s resolutions keep me focused on better tomorrows

by Sheryl Jedlinski I start the New Year fresh, with calendar pages of empty boxes waiting for me to fill them in with endless possibilities. I am anxious to put … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · 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

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 reasons to be hopeful as we ring in 2015

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, I am hopeful that 2015 will bring us closer than ever to new treatments and drug delivery methods that could potentially … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

Celebrating life’s milestones with a cause

I met my friend Claudia when she was passionately encouraging others to take part in Parkinson’s research and clinical trials. “When they see a middle-aged woman, mother and wife participating … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Gone in a blink

Sitting beside my husband witnessing the marriage of one of our youngest son’s earliest buddies, I wondered where the time had gone. In the second it takes to blink, 30 … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 7 Comments

An American hero, a role model for all time

Seventy-five years ago this Fourth of July weekend, New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig voluntarily bid farewell to the sport he loved. It took a progressive, incurable disease that … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Make your 2014 resolutions “life-changers”

When making your New Year’s resolutions, you may want to think beyond traditional self improvement goals, focusing instead on goals that would not only make your life better, but also … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

“At least you have your health…”

When one friend confides in another about a problem, the conversation often ends with, “At least you have your health.” But what about those of us who don’t? What is … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Let this be the year of the cure

I want to believe that 2013 will be the year of the cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD). This has been my hope every New Year since I was diagnosed 14 … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

Giving Thanks 2012

Graphics by Jean Burns Sometimes we get so caught up in our own daily challenges, that we lose sight of all there is to be thankful for. So, this Thanksgiving … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

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