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Bo’s Final Gift

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

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Three Days Alone

While Jon and his family were on their trip,  I had a part-time caregiver, a wonderful woman who is kind and efficient.  But she wasn’t here every day so I was alone with Bo for three days…in a row.   … Continue reading

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Back Again – #4

It’s unbelievable.  I’m sure you won’t believe it.  I don’t believe it.  We’re back in the hospital for the 4th time in 5 weeks.  We brought Bo back last night after just two days at home because he has a … Continue reading

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On the Brighter Side – NancyCamp

School begins in ten days and we still have NancyCamp activities left to do.  Bo’s ordeal with this kidney stone has slowed us — but not stopped us.  Last week we did three activities: a boat tour of Philadelphia, an … Continue reading

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Hospital Purgatory – PS

I’ve never written a “PS” to a blog before, but I want to add this to my previous post: When she heard my story, Bo’s day nurse took action and called the cafeteria for a new breakfast tray.  He is … Continue reading

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“I do everything around here”

(I wrote this blog a year ago but never posted it.  Things have changed drastically in one year. Now Bo wouldn’t even say the words, couldn’t put the idea together,  can’t do anything anymore. He can’t.) It was a long, … Continue reading

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The 12-Hour Day

On Sunday I was alone with Bo because Jon and his family went out for the day.  How is it possible that I can view twelve hours with my dear husband as a stressful problem?  I feel so guilty just … Continue reading

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Endless Repetition

In August, 2012, I wrote a blog entitled, “When are we Leaving?” I just re-read it and it’s almost a duplicate of this blog I post two years later: Bo walks into the family room carrying the placemats from the … Continue reading

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Winter Decline

( To receive an email when a new blog is published by Alzheimer’s Wife,   subscribe — on the right hand column of this page.) We were sitting at the dinner table.   A bowl of fresh daffodils was in the … Continue reading

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PHYSICAL THERAPY

The physical therapist is in the living room with Bo,  trying to keep him focused on some exercises to strengthen his legs,  build stamina, and help his balance. I hear Bo’s boisterous laugh as he jokes with her, “Am I … Continue reading

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