Welcome 2021!!

Happy New Year!!  I don’t know about you but I have never been so happy to leave a year behind.  It has been a year of trials and tribulations and wrinkled hands from so much washing.  We have averaged  5 – 7 books per week since March, lived through almost 3 months with no tennis and discovered Zoom can be used for just about everything from exercise classes to family gatherings.   We have survived not eating out unless we can eat outside, wearing a mask everywhere you go, and not hugging.  We go nowhere except to the grocery store and…

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Join PD Avengers & Let’s End PD!

Last  month  marked the 7th anniversary of my official “you have Parkinson’s Disease” diagnosis from my first neurologist.   During the past 7 years  I’ve become very knowledgeable about PD, discovered tennis, turned into an exercise junkie to help slow the progression of my PD,  and moved to Florida. Meanwhile, after 200 + years Levadopa/Carbidopa, discovered 50 years ago, continues to be the main treatment for the symptoms of PD.  A lot of research has been done trying to identify the cause of PD and a number of new medications have been developed to deal with the symptoms of PD but…

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