Yesterday while out doing a ton of Christmas type errands, I made a quick stop at our local credit union that has the Care For Curt account set up. Someone had graciously given us a $1,000 check last week and I wanted to deposit it. I stepped up to the counter and went to hand … More It’s a Wonderful Life
People frequently ask me how I stay so strong and positive? How do I deal with all the crazy emotions of watching my sweet husband slip into the deep, deep black hole of Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease? How do I get it ALL done? I often jokingly say, “lots of coffee!” But in reality…….I don’t … More How do you do it?
Dashing through the chaos in a big blue mini van Out to the activities we will go Praying all the way Oh…….Always on my cell, always on my cell, busy all the way. Yes that is how I feel lately! I really was hoping for more of a Silent Night type of Christmas but for … More Dashing through the………
Well I can’t really say 2011 has been good to us…..but I can thank God for many of the blessings we have seen along the journey of living with Alzheimer’s. There are many good things that have happened this year, and I am choosing to reflect upon them on this New Years Eve! It is … More So long 2011
When I was a kid my all time favorite Christmas carol was, “Silent Night.” I loved the magic of singing it on Christmas Eve as I carefully lifted my just lit candle during the Christmas Eve candlelight service. But as I grew up, I realized I cherished the “moment”, but had really never “listened” to … More Silent Night
Ah yes Christmas, the celebration of the birth of Jesus and the celebration of several days off of school for this weary teacher! I must confess that I was pretty darn excited to win 2nd place in the “who can sleep in the longest” family contest on Sunday the day after Christmas. Yep this mom … More Christmas…….
Well it has been a good week at our house…..YES we are adjusting to the new normal. It is hard at times…….I see glimpses of the difficulties that Curt will have down the road. He has such difficulty spelling, and he was always the best speller in the house!! Typing has also become an difficult … More How did you know……..