On December 22, 2018 I was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s at 57 years old. It didn’t come as a complete surprise, because my mother and other family members had Alzheimer’s or dementia. I also had genetic testing which showed I had two APOE4 genes. My husband and I had been noticing that things were … Continue reading Welcome To My Early Onset Alzheimer’s Blog
I can’t remember where I park my car now….daily. Alzheimer’s sucks.
I attended my first Women Conquer Alzheimer’s Conference.2/3 of all people diagnosed are women!
Preparing a recipe when you have Alzheimer’s is quite a challenge! Read my blog.
How did I know I had Alzheimer’s at 57 years old?
Well, I hate to admit this but I was almost duped by a scam artist who was preying on people with Early Onset Alzheimer’s and other cognitive diseases. Fortunately, for me, I am at the early stages of my disease and still cognizant enough to still research everything I purchase, put on my body or … Continue reading Scam Artists Who Prey On People With Cognitive Disease
Just thought I would share my daily brain health checklist. There are 10 things on this list and I try to do at least 7 of them everyday. Sometimes I fall off the wagon but this is a marathon and not a sprint. Tomorrow is a new day. What are you doing for your health? … Continue reading My Daily Brain Health Checklist
In August 2019 I attended my 40th class reunion. It was great to connect with old friends that I had not seen in years. I have always enjoyed my class reunions. This reunion was a bit different. Earlier in the year the Vice President of our class died from cancer. He was well liked and … Continue reading My Class Reunion Goal
How Do I Maintain my Outlook on Life since my Early Onset Alzheimers Diagnosis?
I had a “phone a friend moment” because of early onset Alzheimer’s.
I am an avid reader and researcher. Since my diagnosis with Early Onset Alzheimer’s in December I have been reading and watching everything I can get my hands on relating to cognitive decline. In my case, it is hereditary and my genetic testing supports my diagnosis, but I also have a lot of toxicity in … Continue reading My Toxic Brain