“The Sruggle”(2020). Oil Sticks on paper.
Parkinson’s and the struggle within. Now; over three years since the initial diagnosis, I question whether I have really accepted the truth of it. One cannot argue with the physical realities of the progressive disease and this fact alone places the mind in an uncertain situation. On the one hand it is obvious that I cannot be in denial, yet on the other I must be positive and push on. My mental disposition drives me to push on. However, at days end, with a body weary and mind most vulnerable, the underling conundrum remains. Towards what am I pushing?