There are people I know who just frustrate the hell out of me! Always assuming that they know what's best for me, but never really taking the time to understand the disease that is now Me. I call them the non believers. Those who shake their heads in understanding of my illness, but still, somehow, pretend there is nothing wrong with me. They chose to ignore all those changes in me that are so blatantly obvious,and want to blame "Me" for all my new faults.
When given more than one task at a time my mind will shut down, don't know why, can't stop it, so when I ask for something to be repeated I am lazy and don't pay attention. When I stumble while walking, or show up for an appointment with my sweater inside out and buttoned up wrong, I must be drunk or drugged up(close). And when something is found broken, out of place, disconnected, torn in pieces or found on the road dead all eyes turn to Me, assuming, of course, that the drunk, drugged up lady, who is lazy and won't pay attention is around, making it so easy for all those idiots to find fault and blame. "Blame Her", I hear them say and I want to scream at them,"I AM Not an Idiot"! But, I stop myself, remembering that it is I who am surrounded by idiots and they simply do not understand!!
My Parkinson's Disease not only changes the way my brain functions but also seems to touch and infect all those "non believers" who surround me! "Night of the Living Dead", "Must eat brains, mmm, brains".