Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #51 … A delightful moment!

beesThis morning I sat on the lawn, bathing in sunlight while enjoying a bowl of oatmeal! Surrounded by bees busily pollinating the wildflowers that border our yard, they were unconcerned about my presence! It was a delightful moment and I felt awesome!

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #49 … A delicious moment!

raspberriesThis morning I discovered some fresh raspberries growing in the raspberry bush beside our driveway! I was delighted, thinking they were done a month ago! I ate them straight off the vine! They were juicy and delicious and I felt awesome!

Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #47 … An amazing chiropractic moment!

activatorAs you probably are aware, I believe that bodywork is an important part of the recovery process. On Sunday I got to experience it firsthand! My right hand was trembling, so the chiropractor, using her activator, released tension in a specific spot near my elbow and the trembling stopped immediately! It was the first time I had experienced such a direct response! It was an amazing moment and I felt awesome!

Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #45 … A moment of admiration!

hummingbirdA couple of afternoons ago I was out on the lawn, enjoying the sunshine and practising Qigong. In the middle of my practice, a tiny hummingbird zipped by on its way to check out the flowers by our deck! I am so awed by these brave little creatures! It was a moment of admiration and I felt awesome!

Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #44 … A peaceful moment!

orioleThis morning I sat on the dock for a period of time with my legs dangling in the water! Although chilly, it was quite pleasant! Before long, a Northern Oriole appeared. I watched quietly as the tiny, orange breasted bird flitted from tree to tree. It was a peaceful moment and I felt awesome!

Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #43 … A beautiful moment!

fawnThis morning, a fawn suddenly appeared in our yard, as if it materialized out of nowhere. I was outside preparing kindling for a fire and it didn’t see me. Oddly, it sneezed and scratched for a couple of minutes. And then, as if suddenly realizing, where is mom, it hopped off into the bush! It was a beautiful moment and I felt awesome!

Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #39 … A Challenging Day!

victimTo quote a well-used cliche, “I’m not gonna lie to you,” yesterday was a challenging day! I’m not quite sure how to describe it except to say, I was a mess … and I’m not much better today! My voice was very raspy [almost inaudible at times] making it very difficult for me to use speech recognition. My entire body was very tense. There was considerably more trembling in my hands and much more loss of balance and freezing. I was also feeling very irritable and my patience was really put to the test!

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Healing Parkinson’s Disease Naturally – Recovery Inspiration #38 … Minimizing Anxiety!

tranquilityLet me begin by saying, even though I’m writing a post about anxiety, I thankfully, do not experience a lot of it. The situations that cause me to experience anxiety include speaking in front of a crowd, packing for a trip or being late for something. These situations are infrequent.

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