If you've attended a Parkinson's Support Group Meeting, or ANY support group meeting for that matter, you know how repetitive they can be. Am I right? You know that when Jane starts talking, no matter what topic she starts with, she will end by telling you that this country is going to hell in a … Continue reading OPEN 🎤 MIC
A Guide to Parkinson’s Information
I am providing the following information of books, DVDs, and other things that have helped me. I will add more as we move along. If you find something that is a real help to you, please pass it along I. Biographies A.. The Soul of a Butterfly, Reflections on Life’s Journey, by Muhammad Ali and … Continue reading A Guide to Parkinson’s Information
Fight!! part 6
“Change is an inevitable part of life. The seasons change, our feelings change, our appearance will change, and our health will change. Life is easier when we accept these changes and realize that every moment is an important step in the growth of our soul.” [3. Pg. 146] Muhammad Ali Like most of us who … Continue reading Fight!! part 6
FIGHT! part five
I Am The Greatest!¡! “I have said that I’m the greatest. In truth, only God is the greatest. But no matter what I had chosen to do with my life, with God’s help I believe that I would have been the best at it.” [3. Pg. 140] If you recall, I had written before about … Continue reading FIGHT! part five
I love Yusuf/Cat Steven's song Moonshadow. 🎵 It makes me think about the losses I've had because of Parkinson's. What have you lost to Parkinson’s? I've lost smell, taste, fast talking and long walking. But sometimes the loss isn't as bad as other days. Just like the moon which fills the sky one night and … Continue reading Moonshadow??
FIGHT!! – But wait – part four
FIGHT!! When Ali first met him, Parkinson’s was grinning. But Ali wouldn’t go down easily. Now Parkinson’s is scared, But it can’t run, And it can’t hide From this determined man Asserting his hope and pride. --Dr. Abe Lieberman [3. pg. ] After regaining the World Heavyweight title from George Foreman in The Rumble in … Continue reading FIGHT!! – But wait – part four
FIGHT!!! part 3
“Success is not achieved by winning all the time. Real success comes when we rise after we fall. I am grateful for the victories, but I am especially grateful for the losses, because they only made me work harder.” [3, pg.119] Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali felt like he had to prove that he was … Continue reading FIGHT!!! part 3
Continue Fighting – part two
After Muhammad Ali’s loss to the Heavyweight Champion, Joe Frazer and his second career loss to Ken Norton, who broke Ali’s jaw, he considered hanging up his gloves and walking away. Maybe he couldn’t comeback after all and should just retire. Ali took some time to assess the situation, He decided not to retire, but … Continue reading Continue Fighting – part two
QUICK APOLOGY – part ??
"Stand up and fight.!" I had promised a three part series on how we should be like Muhammad Ali when it comes to fighting Parkinson's Disease. I figured to write the articles in a couple of days. I have joined the Rock Steady Boxing group in Chelsea, Michigan, which helps us KO Parkinson's from our … Continue reading QUICK APOLOGY – part ??
FIGHT LIKE YOU’RE THE GREATEST! – part one
You call this a Boardwalk? Legal disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor. Before I retired, I was a Lutheran Pastor. I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in April of 2021. Everything that follows comes from books, articles, testimonials, and magazines I have read, watched, and listened to. I am eager to share what I have … Continue reading FIGHT LIKE YOU’RE THE GREATEST! – part one