Living Well with Parkinsons Disease

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

We teach doctors how to treat us

Dr. Phil used to say, “We teach people how to treat us.”  Nowhere is this more true than in the medical community. Against my better judgment, I recently gave up … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

Here she comes, Miss minimally invasive total knee replacement

Everywhere I go, strangers and friends alike stop and ask to see my legs. Their requests take me aback as I have never had (and still don’t) the long, curvy … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

“It takes a village…”

According to former First Lady Hillary Clinton, “It takes a village to raise a child.” The same can be said for helping people live well with chronic illness. No medicine … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

OxyContin not the drug for me

Replacing my left knee with a bionic one was far less painful than I anticipated. It was the side effects of OxyContin that almost did me in. The test dose … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Drive by surgery

I have been waiting so long for my knee replacement that it seemed anti-climatic when the day finally arrived. My surgery was scheduled for 8:45 .m. and we were to … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

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