Archive for January 2011

Chris Boughton

New Year Blues

14 January 2011 by Chris Boughton

Christmas has come and gone and we are into what are usually the bleak mid-winter months, of January and February, although December was pretty bleak too! On the Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients’ forum I administer, December is always the quietest month of the year, even more so than in the height of summer holiday months. […]

Chris Boughton

Who knows where the time goes…

7 January 2011 by Chris Boughton

My distraction theory worked exactly as planned over the Christmas holiday period with my Parkinson’s disease (PD) being very kind to me thanks, not only to my grandson but also, to a karaoke machine. At my 40th birthday party many years ago my brother-in-law brought along a karaoke machine and it absolutely dominated the evening, […]

Briony Cooke

Diagnosis Day

4 January 2011 by Briony Cooke

It was very quiet in the waiting room as I sat reading recipes and planning my day ahead. This was my second appointment with the Consultant Neurologist, a follow-up after a recent brain scan which had been normal. So, this was just a formality and nothing to worry about, I told myself. He greeted me […]

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