By Esther Bender

In a special number of brief writings, meditations, poetry, own pictures, and computing device photos, the writer stocks with readers the best way she copes with the disabilities concerned with Parkinson's ailment. She recommends writing mishmash to be able to take care of any emotion-laden occurring in existence. She stocks along with her readers the discouragements and highlights of a lifestyles with Parkinson's affliction and claims that lifestyles regularly has that means. pictures of pottery by means of Lynn Lais support to hold the metaphor of the grasp Potter shaping the clay--human beings.

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Make entries in your medical diary as changes come in your condition. Keep daily diaries of medications and their doses; when they reach peak levels; how one feels at peak levels; how severe the off times are; at what time as well as what types and amounts of food and/or liquids are ingested; plus any other comments that might help establish a pattern. Thomas R. Kelly, in UPF Newsletter, 1998, no. 3. Page 50 Be a Good Steward of Food Trimming the Plates Lord, trim this plate! I can't do it myself.

25 At last, a diagnosis! 26 The need to know moreand more 27 Rejecting the disease 28 Accept responsibility to manage disease 29 Putting pride aside 30 Discouragement prods action 31 A loving Presence, a spirit of adventure 32 After prayer, joy in the morning! ¡Gracias! 33 Facing the future 34 Writing About Disabilities Let the disabled cast stones into the pond 35 Background: A disabled enabler? 36 Look for ability, not disability 37 Accepting the life I must live 38 Living with courage, within my limits 39 Bountiful life with multiple disabilities 40 Others walk in our steps 41 Ask what we can do 42 Make your children able 43 When hiding disability becomes too hard 44 Tell the truth about disability 45 Stick to priorities 46 Disabilities and Practical Matters There comes a day when one realizes 47 Present a sociable attitude 48 Keep a medical diary 49 Be a good steward of food 50 Page 7 Keep track of medications 51 Maintain the body through exercise 52 Helping a child understand disease 53 Volunteer for studies of your disease 54 Living a Fulfilling Life Beyond disabilities lie the treasures of God 55 A dream for your future 56 Secret treasures for you 57 The power of the Spirit!

And laugh! To young children: I'm shaky and stiff! That's the way your Grandma is! To older children: The doctor said I have Parkinson's. It makes me shaky and stiff. You won't get it from me, and I won't die from it. (Children worry about themselves and death. ) More comments as needed: My brain doesn't make enough dopamine. Dopamine sends messages in our brains to make our bodies move. I am not feeling mean. My face is stuck! Whatever the disease, be prepared for an older child's anger and embarrassment.

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