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I am on a business/leisure trip without J. I have many resources set up at home to make this possible. I arrived yesterday afternoon, had lunch with friends, went to a meeting and was looking forward to an evening of socializing with people who don’t have Alzheimer’s disease. 431 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

Healing From the Inside Out

Last year, one week before I was to attend my first She Speaks conference, I decided to have a fun day out with my girls! I took them to a historical location right outside of our hometown called Dunn’s Falls. 1,163 more words


DENIAL - a cause of lack of patient compliance

DENIAL – This is the most common thing leading to lack of patient medication adherence(PMA). All the work of a pharmacist or health care professional goes waste if the patient refuses to accept that he has a disorder. 290 more words

Clinical Pharmacy

Blaming Has No Place In Recovery

By Bill

There is much debate about the causes of addiction: environment, genetics, moral failing, physical changes, emotional trauma and so on.  While interesting intellectually, these things have nothing to do with quitting.  344 more words


The Two Steps

The Two Steps:

1. We admitted we powerless over our addictions — that our lives had become unmanageable.

2. We tried to carry this message to addicts (alcoholics, overeaters, gamblers…whatever).

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Not me!

That is what I have told myself over and over again for years. I was one of those people that would listen to someone talk about domestic abuse and say “I wouldn’t put up with that for a minute, he would be so gone!” I was so sure, so smug, so righteous. 1,120 more words



You cannot awaken someone who is pretending to sleep.