Emotional Effects Of Parkinson’s Disease

My daughters’ journey as caregivers for someone with Parkinson’s Disease.

An Honest Look at Parkinson's Disease

We wanted to talk about the emotional and mental effects of Parkinson’s, because the mental health of both the patient and caregivers can have so much influence on symptoms. Not only are symptoms increased when negative emotions run rampant, but the disease itself causes so much pain and confusion, creating a “vicious cycle.”

When H and I(M) visit our grandma, we usually go with a mixture of anxiety and joy. We love this wonderful woman who raised us, so much! She is an amazing person. Some of her best attributes include humor, strength, wisdom, liveliness, generosity, and spunk. However, these qualities often become hidden behind her symptoms. On bad days, which happen more often than not now, she is exhausted and struggles to even lay down comfortably. Here eyes aren’t clear and her body will not let her rest. Where she was once eager to talk and play games, she…

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Bitch Please – 2017

Acrylic on extra large recycled cardboard piece. Yeah, well, I’ve been fucking busy creating like a mad woman. I’m not posting them on here mostly because I can’t be bothered when I’m covered in paint. Here’s a sample of what I’m up to. I do have several different projects going on.

This piece is inspired by the female form — and current events. Expect more like this I’m sure.
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Food Rant – WAKE UP People!

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Organic, gluten-free, cage-free, pasture-fed, non-GMO, etc etc etc. Suddenly I realize that this is all just bullshit meant to steer us in the direction of more expensive options — and all of them no more healthy than the other stuff. I know a ton of people who tout all of these things, and ALL OF THEM are on medication for things like diabetes and other health issues…and some of them were not on these medications before they started eating all that nouveau riche crap.

Don’t fall for all that BS! Continue reading

Studio Tour – Addicted to Painting (Cardboard Art Series)

If you like this post, then you really should watch the video first.

Happy May Day! Here’s a quick Facebook Live preview of my cardboard art pieces. At least the ones I have completed so far. I am truly addicted to this series. Can’t seem to stop! Sorry for the video quality. And yes, my studio is currently located in my dusty garage. At least I get to be outside…sort of. Let me know what you think in the comments section. Like any artist, I crave attention acceptance LOL.