The positive Parkinson’s disease mindset. These messages need to be implanted into your deepest mind. It is your responsibility to mindful to them every day. I have Parkinson’s disease. I’m glad it’s not ALS or Alzheimer’s. I choose to view PD as a challenge, not a curse. I will seek out those people who are doing well with PD and learn from them. Neurologists see the people who are doing the worst with PD, so their opinions are jaded. I will take no medicine before its time. I will adopt...
To shape your inner mind, you have to know what’s there. Sort it out. Make choices. Add new merry tracts. (Sad to say, it’s not so easily done. But we will get there as we meander through our various cups of tea.)
While the word, rag, has referred to scraps of cloth, a couple more incarnations of the word make for interesting contrasts. Rag-time became a musical genre in the 1890s. Rag was used to describe syncopation. Then in the last 30 years it means to be petulant and angry. The term itself was a reference to the mood changes women experience with menstruation; though now it’s used equally for both sexes.
Well. Not really, but I do introduce the concept of “a merry heart” and what that might mean for those of us who have Parkinson’s. Yogi once said, “baseball is 90% mental and the other half is physical.” So, I asked him if that might apply to person’s with Parkinson’s disease. His answer, “If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.”