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Tourette's often misunderstood

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The gentle hum of the exiting moviegoers was quiet for an instant. The noise started again with a question, “Is there a dog in here?” a confused girl asked.

But, there was no dog in the lobby of the local movie theater. Instead, there was only the guy that will in seven short months be my husband quickly shutting his mouth with a surprised look on his face.

It wasn’t the first time he had ever barked, and it won’t be the last. Before you call the local mental health facility, my fiancé is a perfectly stable, productive member of society. However, he does have a neurological disorder called Tourette’s Syndrome.

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