Author Archives: Mrs Parkinsons

About Mrs Parkinsons

Views of family life and Parkinson's Disease, from a should-be-less-selfish wife. This might not be pretty. Find me on Twitter @MrsParkinsons

A mountain range not easily surmountable

I’ve always stepped a careful pathway. I’ve always been someone who considers consequences.  Frankly, it drives me nuts. I’d like to make a rash, damn-the-consequences choice, but I don’t.  It’s just not in me.  And true to form, over a … Continue reading

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Pebbles amongst mighty stones

Horrible insults have come in the last few weeks. There will be more, I know, I’ve already been told I’m a habitual liar and mean, that I’m very ‘clever’ (meaning devious), and a few days ago, that I’m not very … Continue reading

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A wounded Parkinson’s soldier

I don’t quite know where to start. I always want to be respectful to MrP. He’s a good man. He’s a human being and I like human beings, generally. I think most are pretty damned fine people.  MrP is doing brilliantly at … Continue reading

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The Great WWW – Western World Worries

I’m very aware I’m not myself. Usually I’m a cup-half-full sort of gal and I’ve definitely been feeling my emotional cup has got a sneaky leak in the bottom. Don’t get me wrong, I am blessed with the most wonderful … Continue reading

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On consideration

So going through this little journey, painful and slow at times, I came to some conclusions.  I feel a little frustrated that it’s taken a long time; I wished I’d thought it through earlier, but I guess we need the … Continue reading

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The Sponge

I don’t know if this is the same for everyone else who has a partner with PD, but I’m going to try to explain what it’s like living as the other half, at least in our house, at the moment. … Continue reading

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Mood hijacking

It’s almost like having a normal mood isn’t ok anymore. I know, that after 2 glasses of wine, that’s an exaggeration, and unfair. But it’s kind of how I feel sometimes, wine or not. Take Friday 8 am ish. Me … Continue reading

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