Shake, Rattle & Roll With It

Erma Bombeck meets Michael J. Fox in “Shake, Rattle & Roll With It: Living and Laughing with Parkinson’s.” Vikki Claflin is a writer, humorist, and professional public speaker. After many dark days spent coming to terms with her diagnosis, Vikki’s natural comic optimism and irreverence began to surface, and she started writing about the funny side of living with Parkinson’s disease. “Shake, Rattle & Roll With It” s a collection of Vikki’s honest – and hilarious – essays about the ups and downs of life with a chronic illness. She shows us how to laugh at ourselves by first laughing at her, as she unabashedly shares with us her most embarrassing moments in her battle with Parkinson’s. Chapter titles include: “Hey Doc, Call Me When They Find a Cure, Okay?” “Thank You for Calling Google.doc. Yep, You’re Gonna Die.” “Date Night. This isn’t How I Remember It.” “I Gave Hubs a Pole Dance and He Can’t Stop Laughing. It’s Been Two Days.” “The 20 Best Things About Having Parkinson’s.” A true gift to anyone living with, or caring for someone who lives with a chronic condition, or who just loves a good belly laugh, “Shake, Rattle & Roll With It” is pure joy, and should be on everyone’s MUST READ list.

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