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Have you ever been told, You’re Unique, Just like everyone else? While we all have many things in common, it’s true that no one else is exactly like you. In some ways we’re all like snowflakes; snow is frozen water, but each flake is unique in design. What this means is that we all have … Continue reading The Examined Life
Don't forget to go online and fill out the interview for your chance to be featured on "I Am Not Alone" Mondays. Click here to add your voice to the conversation."I Am Not Alone" interview form Name: LarkCaree: RobertCity, State: Newport, NCAge at diagnosis: 66Diagnosis and date of diagnosis: FTD, not sure about the date … Continue reading I Am Not Alone – Lark
Harriet is still recovering from her flight to Detroit, Michigan, from Florida and Mother's Day. I am still in Florida, with my Dad, who is very sick. Because of these things, neither one of us has a Caregiver Journal article ready. Therefore, below is an article that I wrote, for the Caregiver's Survival blog, but … Continue reading Out of Moria
Last week I wrote about ambiguity in our relationships with our Loved Ones. Two friends responded that they could see the guilt I was struggling with when I wrote about making plans that don’t include Harriet. Although it was a difficult article to write I didn’t see the guilt until the second comment came in. … Continue reading Hopeful Ambiguity
Don't forget to go online and fill out the interview for your chance to be featured on "I Am Not Alone" Mondays. Click here to add your voice to the conversation."I Am Not Alone" interview form Name: CharlieCaree: Mary, wifeCity, State: Stoneham, MAAge at diagnosis: 66Diagnosis and date of diagnosis: Frontotemporal dementia, April 2015 Where … Continue reading I Am Not Alone – Charlie
We’re back in Florida. We came down for our Nephew, Jason’s marriage to Shelly and to drive Dad’s car back to Michigan. The wedding reception was so good that we were one of the last people out the door. I heard that the wedding was beautiful, Shelly’s daughter did cartwheels down the aisle and sang … Continue reading From me to you
Have you ever read a book and thought, “Why didn’t I think of that?” I just finished reading the book, Loving Someone With Dementia, How to Find Hope While Coping With Stress and Grief, by Pauline Boss, PhD. Chapter Eight is entitled, Delicious Ambiguity, and deals with the ambiguity of living with, and loving someone … Continue reading Wonderful Ambiguity