Parkinson’s Awareness Month Is….Almost Over.s

Yep, here it is almost the end of April and the end of my third year going through Parkinson’s Awareness Month (April 1 – 30), and Parkinson’s Awareness Week (April 18 – 24th) and World Parkinson’s Day (April 11th (also Dr Parkinson’s birthday).  And today I’m wondering shouldn’t every month, week, or day be Parkinson Awareness month, week or day?  I don’t know about you but I’m aware of my Parkinson’s every day, and I don’t think I can get away with ignoring my PD from May to March waiting for the next Parkinson’s Awareness Month.  Changing my social media…

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Exercise, Exercise, Exercise!

This year while at the beach we have really stepped up the exercise routine. In addition to the Dance for PD classes and the Let Your Yoga Dance class, Mara has been attending a Yoga Fundamentals class and a Senior Fitness class while I am spinning away in my Pedaling for Parkinson’s class! After meeting with a fitness instructor at the gym, we are also doing strength training for an hour 2-3 days a week and cardio on the bike or treadmill the other days and still try to fit in a walk on the beach most days. About now…

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