Saturday, January 10, 2009

More on "My Father, My Brother and Me"

Today, at my support group meeting, we saw the first 20 minutes of the documentary "My Father, My Brother and Me". A very nice young lady from our local PBS station, KQED, brought the film and introduced it to us. Since the film is not due to air until February 3rd, we were only allowed to see the first 20 minutes, but those 20 minutes were powerful. I actually found that I had tears rolling down my cheeks a couple of times. I think this film will help people understand what Parkinson's is really like and what it's really about; what it means for patients and their loved ones. This is what we need, my friends.... exposure, education, insight.

6 comments:

Dan said...

Hello, I just found your site and I find some similarities in that we are both about educating and encouraging others facing PD type diseases. I have a Parkinsonism Plus disease, but many Parkinson's symptoms. Thank you for what you are doing. Your topics are refreshing.

Want to swap links and follow each other's blogs?

Take care, Dan

Marian said...

I most certainly do! I love your site, Dan, and your music. Thanks so much for visiting my site. I will put a link to your blog on mine.

Keep on keeping on, now!

Marian

I am btrflynana... said...

Marian
thanks so much for posting this I am so excited to see this when it comes out! Also love the picture of you and Bob at the 49er game!! Hugs always, B'nana

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I'm a lucky lady. I have a wonderful husband of 27 years, a fantastic 25 year old son (I'm so proud of him!) a loving and supportive family, the best friends in the world, a job that I love, and... Parkinson's Disease. I was diagnosed in September 2006. That was a jolt, but I'm learning to deal with it.