Aging

Beauty is a moment an inch a day A glimpse A flash It’s cliche Beauty waits And whispers It’s selfish and demands It tricks and conjures But does not withstand Beauty is not loyal It’s jealous and cruel It takes and leaves It breaks with rule It’s a mask An illusion Until it fades And…

It’s a New Dawn

What are your thoughts about life after lockdown/restrictions? Do you feel optimistic and excited or perhaps a little pessimistic and even anxious? There may be a whole range of thoughts, feelings and emotions that you will experience in relation to the days that will follow the easing down of lockdowns and restrictions due to the…

Fishy Business

I’ve been tackling a problem, of late, which has impacted upon my capacity to write. Lack of sleep. In fact, beyond that, sleep disturbance in the form of Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep Behaviour Disorder. This is a symptom that I have as part of being a person with Parkinson’s Disease. It’s been incredibly diruptive…

Three Independent Ladies living with Parkinson’s!

My dear Canadian Friends Tanya and Margaret (fellow team member of Focused Friends) joined me for a chat the other night about life in our late 40’s & mid 50’s and living with Parkinson’s. First two episode are out now on our Focused Friends YouTube Channel.

Sampling Soup – Pea and Ham

I calculated this as 250 Calories for a bowl. The full recipe totaled 998 Calories and we simply shared it into four rather than weigh or measure it this time. Another low fat, low calorie soup. I really enjoyed this one too. Quite flavour-some, but it’s also thicker and so it felt more substantial and…

Beauty In the Sky!

Last night I was going through some photos on my iPad , some recent, some taken years ago and as I love making videos I thought I would put them together and share with you on here.. All photos were taken where I live, a hamlet in Lincolnshire not far from the coast.

Tracy’s Weight Loss & Healthier Lifestyle Journey- Week 7

The good news this week is I have a waist measurement of 29” so a nice big tick against my target goal. These last 6 pounds are going to be difficult to shift especially as I can’t exercises as much because of my injury. The strap I purchased is helping and yesterday I managed to…

Guest Contributor ~ Johnny Parky’s, Parkinson’s Diagnosis

When writing this I wanted to show that even though I thought it (Parkinson’s diagnosis) was the end for me, it doesn’t have to be. I am still here , 11 years later dealing with the many twists and turns. Meeting some amazing people and doing creative things that I would never have done before. They are…