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Last week I heard from several of my blogging friends who asked me how I’m doing and requesting that I write an update. How wonderful to hear from them. It’s been more than seven months since Bo’s death, and I’ve … Continue reading
My mother had her feet solidly on the ground. She wasn’t a dreamer, didn’t believe in fortune tellers or the supernatural, but she did have occasional intuitions that were spot on. One of those intuitions was about my future. As I … Continue reading
After my father died at 95, Mother was lost. She became ill and although she improved, couldn’t live alone, so her neighbors helped, and Bo and I drove the 185 miles between our home and hers weekly, passing one another … Continue reading
Today I read an article* that stopped my heart. It was about a seminar for caregivers of dementia patients. The topic: How brain damage from dementia affects behavior and how caregivers should respond to their patients. My first impulse was … Continue reading
A long time ago I told Jon that when Bo left me, I would travel … he and his family could live on at the house and take care of Emma dog and Charlie cat. And so, I’m in Arizona … Continue reading
Almost three weeks ago Bo left us, and since then I’ve been thinking about this blog and whether to continue it. I’ve decided to — for a while, at least — because there are things left to say. Thoughts to … Continue reading
This morning Boris left me. It was a peaceful death. Jon and I had just been with him, then Jon returned to check on him about ten minutes later and Bo was gone. It was his last gift to me. … Continue reading
Several days ago I wrote about Bo’s changes, how his sad decline is so noticeable, but today I write of an even greater change. Yesterday Jon moved him into a hospital bed where we can care for him more easily. … Continue reading
It’s usually easy for me to write a post for this blog. I have an idea that percolates, then I’m ready to write. But in the past month, it has been hard. I don’t know what to write. At least, … Continue reading
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Taking on Glioblastoma
metastatic breast cancer and a rural Maine life
ideas that are dear to my heart.
Occasional thoughts on the journey of a wife and her husband down the road of Alzheimer’s
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The world through my lens.....
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Early Onset Alzheimer's is not just a memory problem...
Caring for a demented dad
Just a little about everything that comes to mind. And maybe me.
The Art and Craft of Blogging
Stitchin' together words and quilts.
Share the view with me, rain or shine...
Coping with a Cognitively Impaired Spouse