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…

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.

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…

Tracy’s Weight loss and Healthier Lifestyle Journey ~Week 5

I knew my weight loss would slow down this week but I still lost 1b which I’m really happy about. Since 1st January My total weight loss is now 13b (1 pound short of a stone) . I am keeping up with my walking on treadmill daily and my other exercises, weights and squats every…

Running Man Challenge.

https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeJkWP4Q/ What better way to keep fit and healthy through the world of dance! Well it would be the perfect way if you didn’t have Parkinson’s but saying that dance is still a great way to keep in shape and for people with Parkinson’s it can help with our balance and coordination we just face…

Tracy’s Weight Loss & Healthier Lifestyle ~ Week 4

I weighed myself early Friday morning and was surprised to see the scales flash at 11 stone 11, so much so I decided to weigh myself again a few minutes later. I thought it was to good to be true because the scales flashed at 11 stone 13 this time. I seemed to have gained…

Tracy’s Weight loss & Healthier Lifestyle Journey ~ Week 3

I was supposed to be reducing my daily exercise on the treadmill because of my painful joints and stiffness but instead I did even more steps and now I’m really struggling. I have mentioned before I have to be careful because I can get obsessed with dieting and just three weeks into my Weight loss…