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bibmomma

Austin, Texas
A Texan, a mom, a librarian....that's me! Also, a person with Parkinson's Disease who wants to help other PWP become better informed about treatments, symptoms and therapies.
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“Day By Day” Diary Now On Sale for Parkinson’s Patients by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Wayne Lomas (L) presents ring #29 to Ian Findlay(r) for coaching Glen Housman to Gold in the 1500M Freestyle at the 1989 Tokyo Pan Pacific Championships Nicole F ... Read on »
“Depression Team” Yields Best Results for Parkinson’s Patients by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health During the 17th Annual International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in Sydney, Australia, June 16-20, 2013 a study by Peter Schmidt, Ph.D. was deli ... Read on »
1 For All – Building Awareness of the 1st Amendment by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health 1 for All is a national nonpartisan program designed to build understanding and support for First Amendment freedoms. 1 for All provides teaching materials to the nati ... Read on »
2010 in review – Thanks for a GREAT YEAR! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Met ... Read on »
23andMe Parkinson by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Posted using Posted in Uncategorized Read on »
A Blessing….But Still a Kick in the Gut by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Wow, after a long, protracted wait, we FINALLY have the Neupro patch back on the market for those with RLS and PD to purchase in the United States.  I feel like this has b ... Read on »
A Brave Man Fights Parkinson’s Disease by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’ve been informed of a very brave man, Andy McDowell, in New Zealand who is fighting Parkinson’s Disease along with the rest of us.  Andy is 48 years old, a marketing con ... Read on »
A Fine Doctor who Blogs! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health A fellow PwP sent me a link to an interesting blog called Musings of a Distractible Mind – Thoughts of a moderately strange (yet not harmful) primary care physician.  This ... Read on »
A Lovely Respite from Parkinson’s Disease by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health When PD becomes too much for me – I go to the bench in my backyard and listen to the waterfall in the pond.  I know I’m fortunate to have this private space, this respite ... Read on »
A Morning Revelation by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Good Morning!  How lovely to be a morning glory, soaking up the Texas sun.  This morning, and yesterday’s morning revealed something to me about Parkinson’s Disease ... Read on »
A New Andy Daly Posting by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Image via Wikipedia One of my favorite readers….fellow Parkinson’s bloggers is Andy Daly.  His blog can be found at: http://andydaly.wordpress.com. Anyw ... Read on »
A New Pioneer in Deep Brain Stimulation by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Today I read an interesting article about a pioneer who is an electrical engineer and neuroscientist.  His name is Caleb Kemere from Rice University.  Kemere has just rece ... Read on »
After a Long Absence – I’m back for now by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It’s been almost a year since I’ve posted anything on my blog.  I know, you’ve missed me…..terribly, I’m sure!!  Ha Ha!  At least you know I haven’t lost my sense of humor ... Read on »
Americans with Short Memories…AND They Don’t Have Alzheimers by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Memory loss - Image by fotoamater.com via Flickr Americans have short memories.  I’m talking about Americans that DON’T have Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disea ... Read on »
An Excellent Blog Post by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Usually I struggle, mostly successfully, to keep a positive attitude about the direction our country is taking.  But this week, I have to agree with a certain father w ... Read on »
An Unexpected Gift – Parkinson’s Forum by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Today I received an unexpected gift.  A gift of information, camaraderie and a feeling that I’m not all alone in this struggle with Parkinson’s Disease.  Today I di ... Read on »
Back in the Saddle AGAIN! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I’ve just returned from a wonderful few days in the mountains, near the river with hummingbirds whizzing by every morning.  The need to recuse myself from the stresses of ... Read on »
Barriers to Mental Health Care Utilization in Parkinson’s Disease by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health A Survey Study for PD Patients funded by the NIH (National Institutes of Health) My experiences with drug studies and surveys about Parkinson’s Disease have been mostl ... Read on »
Bashing Doctors by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Image by de² via Flickr I’m not a fan of bashing anyone….especially doctors.  However, I read an article in the New York Times on Monday about “ Doctors Wh ... Read on »
Biomarkers & Clinical Trials in PD Research by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Last week I had the opportunity to attend a seminar in Houston hosted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Baylor College of Medicine’s Parkinson’s Disease Center and ... Read on »