Tag Archives: michael j fox

my favourite things – parkinson’s novels

– 1. The imaginative, hilarious, and moving memoir of a 43-year old woman coping with both Parkinson’s disease and breast cancer. With irreverent and at times mordant humour, Most of Me chronicles Levy’s early, mysterious symptoms of Parkinson’s (a dragging left foot, a frozen left hand, and a crash into “downward dead dog” position on the yoga mat), and her life dealing with… Read more »

from research to real life – caffeine may help Parkinson’s symptoms

How many of us make it a daily ritual of grinding and brewing a cup at home, or swinging by our local coffee spot? Well, now research is showing that not only are coffee-drinkers less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, but that caffeine may improve motor symptoms in persons living with Parkinson’s … – The main idea: after giving people… Read more »

a lesson on acceptance from the fantastic mr. fox

there comes a point where we all have to face a challenge or we encounter a roadblock… and sometimes it takes stepping up to the challenge and doing the work, while other times the only thing to do is practice acceptance. I read this quote from Michael J. Fox, in Parade magazine (READ HERE) on acceptance, and found it not… Read more »