A wounded Parkinson’s soldier

November 28, 2011

I don’t quite know where to start. I always want to be respectful to MrP. He’s a good man. He’s a human being and I like human beings, generally. I think most are pretty damned fine people. MrP is doing brilliantly at work. Most people see him handling this Parkinson’s thing brilliantly. Hats off to him, big respect.

There is just one fly in the ointment. He is very angry. With me. Few people see this. His paranoia has come back in droves. He suspects I am having an affair, if not several of them. My emails and phone texts are all found to have meanings in them. He looks at them alot. He thinks I lie to him. My work twitter is apparently in code. (I have stopped tweeting. I love talking to people in my work community, they are great fun and just like a good natter, but it distresses him too much. MrP’s closest friend suggests I carry on, but I don’t like the arguments it can cause.) He has seen me do things twice, that I know of, that I have not done.

He is angry that I am not a doting, loving wife. Yet how [...] continue the story

Mixed Cursing: A Graphic Novel on PD

Peter Dunlap-Shohl is an obscure cartoonist who lives far, far away in Anchorage, Alaska.

His diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) lead him to create a very personal and open blog. Though “Off & On” started as an information clearinghouse for the Anchorage Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, where meeting schedules, agendas, speakers etc could be found it also become a therapeutic hobby for him.

Recently Peter has taken on the challenge of creating a graphic novel that illustrates his battle with PD. He has graciously allowed Patient Commando to host images of his work as he completes it.

Enjoy!

More Mixed Cursing

Dancing With Parkinson’s

Dancing with Parkinson’s open house for friends and family December 2010.

 

Pat diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 47

Pat talks about life with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson Society Canada January 23, 2008

Parkinson’s Disease – The Lived Canadian Experience

What it means to be touched by Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson Society Canada August 9, 2010