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Grandma - The Long Goodbye

Real life continues around you whether you want it to or not.  And over the last few years as we have juggled Cowden’s Syndrome, my dear Grandma has battled Alzheimer’s Disease.  1,889 more words

Cowden's Syndrome

Heroes of Kilimanjaro

I remember thinking my face was really hot and I wanted to just take off my clothes, lie down in the snow and go to sleep.

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So much work, so little progress

Two years ago, I found going to a memorial service for a friend and classmate who died of Alzheimer’s curiously uplifting  (see the link at the end). 616 more words

Molecular Biology

The daughter's poem

For my mother, Jacquelyn

We meet in the hall and I introduce myself,
You don’t remember that we already met.
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Ringing In The New Year....

…with some updates to my website. Here is my updated Alzheimer’s Disease page. It contains a wealth of information on managing Alzheimer’s Disease. Chime in with any comments below, including anything I may have missed. 16 more words

How it all started..

This blog is dedicated to the wonderful Maggie that we all know and love, and all about what has happened in the four years since she was diagnosed with Early Onset Dementia. 879 more words


I had been struggling, on that day.  My mother would have called it “feeling blue”.  I didn’t often experience such heaviness of heart and was confused by the tight grip the feeling had on me.  767 more words