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
This is a post about how it is difficult for people with Alzheimer’s to have control over their medications and how I am handling it.
I worked for 31 years for a large Corporation. Most of those years were spent in Leadership positions doing Project Management and Business Planning. As any of my co-workers, friends and family will tell you, I am probably one of the most organized and methodical people anyone has ever seen. I plan everything and attack … Continue reading My Alzheimer’s “Business” Plan
Yesterday was an “off day” for me. Although I am very active every day exercising, and eating well, today was a day of “brain fog” for me. Later in the evening, I asked my husband a question and he responded “Honey, you asked me that three times today, how many times do I have to … Continue reading Honey, I Told You That Three Times Today!
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
“Hakuna Matata what a wonderful phrase. Ain’t no worries for the rest of my day. It’s a problem free philosophy, Hakuna Matata”. We just spent two days at Disney World, which is my happy place. We are annual pass holders so we get to visit several times a year. This was my first visit since … Continue reading Hakuna Matata: My Alzheimer’s Mantra
Yesterday, my husband and I participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Punta Gorda, FL. We were joined by my friend in the picture above, who is 52 and has dementia, as well as several friends and family member who came to support us. It was a nice day, and I made some good … Continue reading Do We Look Like The Face of Alzheimer’s?