What’s more important…..the possessions you have or the experiences you have had?
I got a punch in the gut from my doctor. My doctor is encouraging me to reevaluate my priorities. She is right.
Please think before you criticize someone with Alzheimer’s dementia. We probably are doing the best we can do!
In 2010 the trajectory of my life changed and I started to live like I was dying.
My Alzheimer’s Doctor Appointment Did Not Go Well
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?
Today marks the 7th anniversary of my Mom’s death from Alzheimer’s disease. She was my best friend and my biggest supporter. The anniversary day of her death is always very painful for me, and stirs up so many emotions. I can’t seem to get past it. I was her caregiver and did everything I possibly … Continue reading My Mom Died 7 Years Ago Today From Alzheimer’s And I Was Diagnosed This Year
It has been a fun filled awesome week. We spent two days at Disney World with another couple who we adore. I had a lot of fun golfing a few times, went out with friends for dinner and watched an adorable little puppy this week. Yesterday, I spent the afternoon volunteering on the Brain Bus … Continue reading Feeling Melancholy Tonight
My Mom died from Alzheimer’s and since that time I have been active in my support of the Alzheimer’s Association. I never thought I would need to actually use the organization’s services myself. On August 24, 2019 I walked in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Royal Oak, MI ( I lived in Michigan all … Continue reading Beyond Grateful