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    It’s about my family!

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    I’m feeling fine!

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    If it wasn’t for PD I wouldn’t be a painter!

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    I’m stepping up to the mic!

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    I’ve been a bad girl and now I’m making up for it!

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    I don’t wait, I live now!

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    I’m so relieved you all now know!

It’s Not Funny is a community of people living with Parkinson’s disease. Telling their stories so that others can see that there is a positive future despite the condition.

Latest stories

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People who care

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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR SIMON LEWIS IS A LITTLE OBSESSED WITH FINDING A WAY TO SLOW AND PERHAPS EVEN STOP PARKINSON’S DISEASE.

Good news to brighten up your day

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The Making of Bernie Dashboard Wobbly Doll
March 6, 2016

In our last post we explained how the idea to create a dashboard doll (also called wobbly doll) of Bernie was…

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Something memorable to support our cause
February 29, 2016

[su_spacer size=”20″] [su_youtube_advanced url=”https://youtu.be/pshdjTy4hVU” controls=”alt” autohide=”no” autoplay=”yes” theme=”light”] We here at It’s Not Funny’ have been quietly working on a number…

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Happiness and Health
October 18, 2015

Prevention is better than cure. Adopting an early positive approach does help in coping and fighting the symptoms of PD. Even... Read More

Events

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Bernie doesn’t just shake.

Let’s see how being positive living with parkinson’s disease is one of the best medicines
The Garvan Institute Of Medical Research
Bernie doesn’t just shake! is a 4 day exhibition about people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) that have re-invented themselves and as a result are benefiting from their positive attitude.

Upcoming events

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Another special night is being planned as we speak …

If you thought Bernie was good wait until you meet Robyn. She wants to celebrate the pleasures of life with you. One in particular.

STAY TUNED FOR AN UPDATE.

Being photographed

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Put your hands up to be photographed.

We have taken the obvious head on. Well of course it’s not funny, so what do we do about it? It’s amazing how many people have used the diagnosis to “do something with their life”. Become a painter, start a company, help people… But that’s life… it’s never what you expect.

WITH YOUR HELP THEY CAN COME OUT OF THE CLOSET

A book of positive stories

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The book.

These photographs and stories will be exhibited and published as a book. The book will help raise the public consciousness about Parkinson’s Disease and stands as a testament to those who want to leave a positive message for others who feel at a loss because of their illness.

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