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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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FACING THE HOLIDAYS by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The holidays bring many types of emotions to the surface – for PWP and those who are not suffering with Parkinson’s Disease.  For those of us who are responsible for pla ... Read on »
Missing Mom by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health December 6th will be 20 years since Mom slipped away into eternity.  Seems like yesterday I told her good-bye and kissed her when they took her into surgery.  Seems like ... Read on »
COURAGEOUS CAREGIVERS by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Since I am able to manage my Parkinson’s Disease well with my meds – I haven’t given much thought to the caregivers who devote their lives to assisting their family memb ... Read on »
RESTING by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Last week I took off a few days and went to Durango, CO with a friend.  When in the midst of the work world I forget about the value of rest, the value of relaxation, th ... Read on »
DETROIT NEUPRO TRIAL INFORMATION – TIME SENSITIVE! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health From a Reader: re: Neupro Trial I learned today that enrollment in the metro Detroit Neupro trial I mentioned recently is open until 11/30 only.  So don’t delay (H ... Read on »
Information about the NEUPRO patch trial by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health INFO from a READER: The information you provide and the uplifting personal side are fantastic. I’m hoping you can help me spread the word about a Neupro Patch trial. ... Read on »
INFO ABOUT THE NEUPRO PATCH TRIAL – HOW TO JOIN by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health INFO from a READER: The information you provide and the uplifting personal side are fantastic. I’m hoping you can help me spread the word about a Neupro Patch trial. ... Read on »
DROOLING and PARKINSON’S DISEASE by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health A new and distressing symptom has started. I’m drooling a LOT at night and I awaken with my pillow wet and my face wet.  This has not affected me during the daytime hour ... Read on »
UCB Announces Interim Report for Q1, 2, 3, FY2009 by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health We can NEVER forget that drug manufacturers exist to make a profit in every market segment. Today UCB announces its’ interim report for the first nine month (three qu ... Read on »
Just Generally BLAH! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I usually just don’t pay attention when I’m feeling yukky….I try to ignore it and push through it – working, cooking, taking care of errands, etc.   Sometimes the achey ... Read on »
YOUNG ONSET PARKINSON CONFERENCE – ATTEND THE LIVE WEBCAST by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Young Onset Parkinson Conference October 23-24, 2009 – Dallas, Texas There’s more than one way to be part of the first NPF/APDA Conference! Can’t take a weekend ... Read on »
YOUNG ONSET PARKINSON CONFERENCE - ATTEND THE LIVE WEBCAST! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Young Onset Parkinson Conference October 23-24, 2009 - Dallas, Texas There's more than one way to be part of the first NPF/APDA Conference! Can't take a weekend to f ... Read on »
GENES ASSOCIATED WITH ONSET AGE OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE IDENTIFIED by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Parkinson’s Disease is usually found in patients 60 years of age or older.  While younger patients have been diagnosed with the disease, we also know that persons as you ... Read on »
RESEARCHERS HAVE IDENTIFIED GENES ASSOCIATED WITH ONSET AGE OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Parkinson's Disease is usually found in patients 60 years of age or older.  While younger patients have been diagnosed with the disease, we also know that persons as young a ... Read on »
Chocolate Consumption Increased in Parkinson's Disease Patients by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The subject of my chocolate consumption has always been a standing joke with my family and friends. One of my co-workers suggests that if I’ll do a task for him he’ll se ... Read on »
Chocolate Consumption Increased in Parkinson’s Patients by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The subject of my chocolate consumption has always been a standing joke with my family and friends. One of my co-workers suggests that if I’ll do a task for him he’ll se ... Read on »
Struggling to Sleep with Parkinson's Disease by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health One of the frustrating things about Parkinson's disease is the propensity to have insomnia.  This has been a struggle for me and I've learned a few effective ways to cope wi ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Disease Drivers at Higher Risk of Crashes in Low Visibility by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The following article was in Science Daily. I’m interested in your opinion of this study.  Please leave your comments.  I’ll be posting mine in the next few days. Tha ... Read on »
WOW!! Wellsphere’s HealthBlogger Network Invite by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Interesting development! I’ve been asked to be a blogger on Wellsphere’s HealthBlogger Network, a network of over 2,900 of the best health writers on the web (including ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Disease & Stiffness by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health This week I attempted to move all of the stuff in the china cabinet out, clean the shelves, give away the things I don’t need or use and move the cabinet. Of course, th ... Read on »