The Dopamine Chronicles

An almost daily cartoon about Parkinson's

There’s no Preparation H in Hell!

Constipation (welcome to Parkie Land!) can cause rrhoids! They are Satan’s way of reminding you there’s no Preparation H in hell!!!

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Written by martyworld

February 26, 2015 at 9:18 pm

Posted in Parkinson's

Thunderbolts and Lightning very very frightening

At the risk of grossing too many of you out, just remember I was a hospital corpsman. Constipation is one of the non-motor symptoms us Parkies get to enjoy. Couple that with hemorrhoids and you got an explosive, painful experience! I mean every time I fart it hurts! So we will see what I can do for it…

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Written by martyworld

February 24, 2015 at 6:47 pm

Posted in Parkinson's

I love the smell of doo doo in the morning!

Well at least I USED to! I don’t smell as well as I used to. Turns out your smeller goes out with the Parkinson’s. This means our dog can get away with more…

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Written by martyworld

February 2, 2015 at 10:14 pm

Posted in Parkinson's

It musta’ been something I ate!

Got two images posted at Parkinsons.org in the “What’s hot in PD…” blog by Dr. Michael Okun:

here’s the first one: Gut bacteria linked to Parkinson’s!

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Written by martyworld

January 31, 2015 at 7:52 pm

Posted in Parkinson's

Merry Christmas to ALL!

I know it’s the birthday of Jesus, but I still had to do this little cartoon for you all… (you can be serious at Midnight Mass, church on Sunday, whatever you guys do at Temple, etc.) Any atheists out there? Have a happy equinox!

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Written by martyworld

December 24, 2014 at 10:47 pm

Posted in Parkinson's

I was possessed by the zombie ghost of Porky Pig

Well it’s either another symptom, or the result of being over medicated.  I detected a slight stutter in my conversation with others, although my good friend I was working with said he couldn’t detect it. So now I am possessed by the zombie ghost of a pig that stutters and doesn’t wear pants!

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Written by martyworld

November 24, 2014 at 9:35 pm

Posted in Parkinson's

Coffee with the Illuminati…

OK, so here’s the deal. I am contemplating a new series of work based on Agent Orange and Vietnam, and I am thinking of making an “altar piece”, one of those fold up affairs that would have God the Father at the top (I was going to replace this with a  winged Illuminati eye) and then us poor earthlings in the middle section and finally Satan and hell at the bottom. Just thinking of adding Nixon and Kissinger to the sides… So I am waiting for a “sign” (nothing like voices or hallucinations) just a confirmation.

First my consultant at the Directory of Illustration emails me and tells me that the Vietnam Veterans magazine has used the Directory before, hmmm? So I go in past the Starbucks in Kroger’s and I spot this coffee cup with an “eye of horus” on it! Talk about synchronicity!

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Written by martyworld

October 25, 2014 at 11:15 pm

Posted in Parkinson's

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