Friday, December 10, 2010

The 12 Days of Parkinson's!

In the spirit of Christmas I thought we'd have a little fun!

The 12 Days of Parkinson's

On the first day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
a diagnosis of PD.

On the second day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
two shaky limbs and a diagnosis of PD.

On the third day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
three Levodopa, two shaky limbs, and a diagnosis of PD.

On the fourth day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
four muscles cramping, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the fifth day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the sixth day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
six monthly meetings,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the seventh day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
seven hopeful prayers, six monthly meetings,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the eighth day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
bradykinesia, seven hopeful prayers, six monthly meetings,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the ninth day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
nine impaired movements, bradykinesia, seven hopeful prayers, six monthly meetings,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the tenth day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
ten crooked walkers, nine impaired movements, bradykinesia,
seven hopeful prayers, six monthly meetings,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the eleventh day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
eleven doctor visits, ten crooked walkers, nine impaired movements,
bradykinesia, seven hopeful prayers, six monthly meetings,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

On the twelfth day of Parkinson's my illness gave to me,
twelve days with no sleep, eleven doctor visits, ten crooked walkers, nine impaired movements,
bradykinesia, seven hopeful prayers, six monthly meetings,
FIVE MORE DAMN PILLS!
four muscle cramps, three Levodopa, two shaky limbs,
and a diagnosis of PD.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

[crowd goes wild]

Shakey said...

Very creative and remarkably accurate!