The Gift

I received a gift some time ago that I just could not unwrap, I let it sit around, stared at it and knew it was there…but I just didn’t want to pick it up, unwrap it and peer into it’s contents. In some ways, it was a gift I never wanted. Sometimes….. I really just…

A Caregiver?

I remember a few years ago, shortly after Curt was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s going to an online support group for those who know someone with Alzheimer’s.  As I signed up I had to list if I was patient with Alzheimer’s or a caregiver.  I remember thinking, what?!? I was neither, I was Curt’s wife, he…

Ugh!

Well things at our house as of late have gone from bad to worse. Yep, there, I said it bad to worse….so be prepared this is going to be a discouraging, depressing kind of post.  It had to happen, there had to be a kink in our armor of life, and I think I finally…

How’s Curt?

I get asked that question by someone almost every day.  And I am thankful for their care and  concern for my hubs.   Friends and even those in our community have been more then kind to us in so many different ways.  🙂 But the question remains, how is he doing? I often respond with, “he…

It’s been a year

Oct 1st a year ago was when I first heard those dreadful words, “Curt has dementia, most likely Early Onset Alzheimer’s.”I had known in my heart for some time that something was wrong with my dear husband, I had basically come to the conclusion on my own that he had Alzheimer’s.  But when the doctor…