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Sherri W. Patient Expert

Medford, Oregon
Crazy. Sincere. Full of joy. Loves to sing. Takes wrong turns. Never asks for directions. Never... Full Bio
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Day 12: Feeling Better, Getting Better by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Okay, so maybe you won’t be jumping off a snow covered mountain peak on a snowboard or skateboarding down a rail, but having Parkinson’s disease is not a death sentence a ... Read on »
DBS – No Stress. Yeah. Right. by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It’s been over 15 years since I began to experience symptoms relating to Parkinson’s disease. It’s been ten years since I was officially diagnosed with PD. It’s be ... Read on »
Day 11: World Parkinson’s Day by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health World Parkinson’s Day  is celebrated annually on April 11, in the midst of Parkinson’s Awareness Month (April). It also just happens to be Dr. James Parkinson’s  birthda ... Read on »
Day 10: Team Parkinson’s – The Captains, The Players, The Benchsitters, and The Fans by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Whatever part of the PD team you’re in, you’re not alone. As a patient or caregiver, contact us if you’re feeling isolated and need some encouragement. That ... Read on »
Day 9: Why Me? by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health If you have PD, chances of asking the question, ‘Why me?’ may have popped into your head on one occasion or another. I can honestly tell you, I haven’t asked that questio ... Read on »
Day 8: Craziest Comment Contest in Celebration of PD Awareness Month!!! by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Okay PJ’ers… to celebrate PD Awareness month, we are having two contests. Contest #1 starts today and ends April 15th (something fun has to happen on tax day). Looking ... Read on »
Day 6: New!!!! Comprehensive Guide to Blogs About Parkinson’s Disease by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Ever wish you knew where to turn to? Someone who’d understand  the fears you may have? Perhaps you’re considering Deep Brain Stimulation and would like to talk to someone ... Read on »
Day 4: Did You Know? by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Flying foxes… Heard of them? They are a species of bats that can grow to a whopping six feet across. Ugh! How'd you like those hanging around the attic? Don't worry – unl ... Read on »
Day 3: Why A Tulip? by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The James Parkinson Tulip If you were to see a yellow ribbon logo, you'd think of supporting our troops. Likewise, a pink ribbon being in support/advocating f ... Read on »
Day 2: Ten Signs that You Could Have Parkinson’s Disease by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The following information appeared in a pamphlet made available by the National Parkinson's Foundation in the effort to bring awareness to PD. Please note that Parkin ... Read on »
Day 1: How Many? by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health As many as one million Americans live with Parkinson's disease, which is more than the combined number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy a ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Awareness Month Begins Tomorrow!!! by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Here's a great way to advertise PAM (Parkinson's [Disease] Awareness Month): Order your shirt now! (click on link above to be taken to PDF's website page) ... Read on »
Preparing for Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health A Doctor’s Advice (originally posted March 17, 2010) In honor of PD Awareness Month, I’m sharing a previous post with the following disclaimer found on the origin ... Read on »
I Dare You by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I received an email from someone with concern whether they may have the beginnings of Parkinson's Disease or not. I have met others who have Parkinson's disease, but not ... Read on »
Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I've heard it. I've said it. I've thought it. I've regretted it. We've all said things we wish we could take back. But sometimes we've said things not even realizing ... Read on »
I Didn’t Know That by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Deadly Nightshade (Belladonna) A rather lovely trailing vine found all over my yard. I finally gave in last year, after trying to get rid of some of them, and began t ... Read on »
TAXES—USA—PD. Have I got your attention? – by Sherryl Kinglehofer by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I read this post this morning and felt it would benefit people with chronic illnesses at large. It is written by Sherryl Kinglehofer , an advocate for Parkinson's disease ... Read on »
Friday’s Funnies by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health   The post appeared first on . Read on »
Struggling with Parkinson’s Disease and God – by Jeff Wiles by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I met Jeff through Facebook last year via Parkinson's Journey. It is my utmost privilege to publish this 'post' of bittersweet transparency in reference to his battle this ... Read on »