6 Blogs To Follow
Cartoon Courtesy Peter Dunlap Shoh
Sharing experiences about living with PD is a great way to find community and share resources. Here’s a lively roundup.
With wit and flair, Peter Dunlap-Shohl writes and draws about the challenges of PD. Ranked a top blogger for those with the disease, the former Anchorage Daily News cartoonist has a graphic novel coming out about Parkinson’s called My Degeneration. “There was nobody else I could find making comics about Parkinson’s," he says, "so I thought it would be interesting and fruitful to try it.”
Sheryl Jedlinski, who lives with PD, blogs about everything from cooking to family to physical therapy. She is also co-founder and editor of PDPlan4Life.com.
Karl Robb chronicles the ups and downs of living with Parkinson’s since age 23 on a blog that shares its name with his book.
Artist Terri Reinhart discovered a creative outlet with her blog. “I started writing when I was diagnosed with Parkinson's. It helps me to process all the crazy, wonderful things in life,” she says.
5. Life as Us
Eric Neiman shares the ups and downs of young-onset Parkinson's disease, as well as the joys of raising a family with wife Alli—not to mention being in the funeral business. One post is about making their nursery PD-friendly.
Award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman blogs about Parkinson’s research at the online home of JPD, a resource for patients curious about where the field is headed.
Originally printed in MoreThanMotion, Spring 2015.