Kingdom of Parkinson’s. Part 6. Who else is here?

I am beginning to see beyond the noses of my sneakers. I force myself to look at what lies in front of me, whether I like it or not. At first I don’t see anything or anyone. All I’m aware of is my own sorry self. Because let’s face it, I must be the only […]

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Kingdom of Parkinson’s. 5. AllByMyself.

In the meantime, I’ve got the distinct the feeling that I am here alone, AllByMyself. Haplessly tapping away on my phone. Hey, that’s nice. Someone is texting me. Someone: “How are you?” AllByMyself: Oh well, I’m fine… I guess. Someone: “How did you first notice….?” AllByMyself: I’m not sure, really. Didn’t even think anything was […]

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Kingdom of Parkinson’s. 4. Family.

This is terrible. I am ready to bravely continue my journey, believe you me, but what about my family? They can’t get hold of me in my current rather desperate situation, lost within the walls of this place. We’re texting, facetiming, and what have you. I reassure them with brave words: “It’s not going to […]

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Kingdom of Parkinson’s. 3. Grandmother.

In the meantime, I am still here, on the wrong side of that gate. Sadly browsing through those thousands of photo’s on my phone. It’s all coming back to me. Awww that was on the beach…oh and that one…making grape juice from our own grapes. Did I realise that I was happy at the time? […]

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Kingdom of Parkinson’s. 2. Shrink.

Good job I still have my phone. With charger. And wifi. Quite happy about that. It means I can still reach my family. Text a few friends. Chill. Still, what am I supposed to do here. I don’t belong here. This is definitely not me at all. Right, going to call home and tell them that […]

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Kingdom of Parkinson’s. 1. The Gate

 The Kingdom of Parkinson’s   The Gate | The Family | The Shrink | The law | OnMeOwn | Plumber | The Place | The Market | Friends | The Translator | The Writers | The  Overthinkers | The Craftswomen | The Chemists | The Invisibles | The Scientists | The Clinicians | The Stock […]

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