December 16, 2017

 

The holidays are very stressful for loved ones suffering from dementia. You see my mother Mary enjoyed the holidays. She would be the person who would come up with great ideas on how to create unique gifts for friends and would teach me to build them for my co-workers...

November 26, 2017

I was caregiver for my mom who had vascular dementia.  I'm not a healthcare provider so I didn't want to guess what my mom was suffering from at the time so, I had to take her to the emergency room often to make sure it wasn't something serious.

The scariest thing abou...

November 12, 2017

It took a while for me to write this post. You see the last time that I went thru my mom’s closet; it was to pick out her final outfit and her essential papers when she passed away. I felt incredibly overwhelmed. My emotions were in overdrive, so I quickly grabbed what...

May 8, 2017

Well it's Monday morning and I'm home and emotionally spent. Although I didn't make my trek to North Carolina to see my mom, the guilt of me having a restful weekend weighs on me.

This unlike my longer posts is just to record my thoughts right now. Yesterday I usually c...

April 23, 2017

TGIF Caregivers,
My Mood is well okay. I'm with my mom for a long weekend because she has a doctor’s appointment for her checkup. This also gives and her husband a break. Every time I see her deteriorating from this horrific disease it breaks my heart.

When I go home...

April 7, 2017

Hey everyone here we go with another #FeelingsFriday blog. It's actually Thursday night but I was in the sharing mood 😉 so I'm writing the blog now.

Current Mood: calm with a deep thought chaser 

Calm because I'm home relaxing 

In deep thought because I get to sit h...

March 31, 2017

This the 1st in the series of #FeelingFridays. In these posts, I will share what I'm feeling in my caregiving journey (good, bad and ugly) . Either you’re going thru it or you know someone who is. Dementia is a horrible disease. It's like losing someone but their physi...

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