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Peter Dunlap-Shohl

0 Years old, Diagnosed with PD Jan 2002, Leader of the Anchorage Parkinson's Disease Support Group. I grew up in Alaska, where I still live today with my wife and son. I worked as a cartoonist at the Anchorage Daily News for 25 years. I am now freelancing., and very grateful for the medical skills... Full Bio
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Book Update: Editor Tells Me We're Getting Close.... by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I'm now working on a color version of my PD manuscript. The editor says I'm very close to finished with the writing. I'm told there is just "tweaking" at this point. Ad ... Read on »
New Blog Post for the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation is up! by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I recently mentioned that The Northwest Parkinson's Foundation would begin posting blog entries from me as part of their Community Blog. The first one is up, and you may re ... Read on »
Northwest Parkinson's Foundation Community Blog Now Active by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health What's a loyal Off and On reader to do until I heal up enough to post again? Well try the new blog from the NWPF. Lots of good info there, and there will be occasional post ... Read on »
Drinking From the Fire Hose, Where is there Good Parkinson’s Information? by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health With Parkinson's Disease we still lack essential knowledge. But there is no shortage of raw information. It comes in a cascade of books, a tsunami of Web sites, an ocean of ... Read on »
February Parkinson's Activities For Anchorage Area by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health So what does February have in store for those of us of the PD persuasion? Besides the usual stumbling, fumbling, mumbling and tumbling, I mean. Well our friends at the Te ... Read on »
Winter Bicycling With Parkinson's Disease: Beyond the "Experimental" Phase Into the "Confirmed... by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Last winter I experimented with bicycling as an alternative to driving. Why? My driving ability has eroded significantly over the ten years since my Parkinson's diagnosis. ... Read on »
Anchorage Parkinson's Disease Happenings for January by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Hi friends, it's January, the start of a brand new year (wild cheering, thunderous applause) with PARKINSON'S DISEASE (furious booing, nasty profanity). What are we goin ... Read on »
A Day With Parkinson's Disease, the Complete Archive by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health This page contains all pages of the Day in Parkinson's series, beginning with the first and ending with the last.  Now that the project is complete, a few thoughts to ... Read on »
Page one of a new comic: A Day with Parkinson's Disease by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Hi folks, here is the first page of a new multi-pager. I don't know yet how long it will be, but multi, for sure. The plan is to take you through what a day is like with a ... Read on »
Going Pro- Years of Free Labor on the Web about to Pay Off With New Blog Gig by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health That's right friends, after years of pontificating, complaining, and passing along dubious opinions and thoughts as though they were Gospel, my misbehavior  has resulted in ... Read on »
Nine Out of Ten Doctors Recommend You Read This Post to Keep up With Anchorage PD Events for... by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Well here we are in the dark days of December, but remember, it's always darkest right after the lights go out, and then you can gradually begin to make out dim shapes, obs ... Read on »
A Comics Thought Experiment by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I have this recurring feeling that I should be through with Parkinson's. That I can go back to normal now. That I have done my time. It's a feeling that is reinforced e ... Read on »
Here is the Trailer for a New Film About Parkinson's Disease by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health This looks promising. I backed these guys on Kickstarter, and as a premium, they are supposed to send me a video DVD. When it comes, I plan to share with our support group. ... Read on »
What Parkinson's Disease Feels Like by Peter Dunlap-Shohl Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I don't know about you, but my email is filled daily with email from people who don't know me sending me generic appeals for things in which I have no interest.  So I was s ... Read on »