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The UpBeat: A good hair day for Parkinson Society and Hair Donation Ottawa

April 26 was a good hair day for the Parkinson Society of Eastern Ontario as it held its fourth annual Cut-A-Thon for Parkinson’s.

All proceeds went to Parkinson’s as stylists from three Ottawa salons volunteered, providing wash, cut and blow dry, and sponsor Joico gave each client a large gift pack of hair products. 235 more words

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Windsor half-marathon

Okay, you could be right I may have lost my marbles…but the fact of the matter is my sister Julia, and I have signed up for a half-marathon. 403 more words

My Journey with Parkinson's ... A Natural Approach: Post 157 ... Acceptance II

Acceptance, in my experience, is one of the keys to happiness and good health. Not that I was born a natural in this field. I was no Robert Redford swinging a baseball bat . 411 more words

How To Heal Parkinson's Naturally

The Road

The untold want by life and land ne’er granted.                                                                 Now voyager sail thou forth to seek and find. –Walt Whitman- Untold Want

And what of the road, the open road, the path I walk; its sweet song that I fail to hear at times, I fail to appreciate out of bowing to my fear. 190 more words


It's Time To Take Action!

In September 2013, I was diagnosed with early stage Parkinson’s. Tomorrow I will be attending my first Parkinson’s Support group meeting. I realize that I need to be around others who are dealing with this illness and understand what I am going through. 57 more words


How Do You Feel When You Wake Up Each Morning?

“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.”  Kevyn Aucoin… 503 more words


Three years and still learning

Today is the 3 year anniversary of my diagnosis with Parkinson’s Disease. It’s also the final day of Parkinson’s Awareness Month. In honor of both, I’m going to share the first three sources I went to for information. 112 more words