There is always one sock or shoe on, but the other is off. His shirt hangs halfway on his upper body, but is always turned backwards. He loops his belt around his neck instead of through his pants. He always have to have a piece of paper in his hand which is usually an insignificant … Continue reading The Picture of Dementia
While my husband finally quietly sleeps, I am awake. He had another night of restlessness, another night of pacing back and forth, and wanting to go home. Home! Although we were already home, my husband goes back to a place in his mind that I do not know about. I know some of … Continue reading Seeking Rest, The Weariness of A Dementia Patient Caretaker
I know it has been quite a while since I posted, but I found myself in deep despair. Only recently I began to realize part of the despair was not the fact that my husband was suffering with later stages of dementia, but I was in turmoil trying to wrap my mind around the fact … Continue reading Coming to Grips with the Truth About Dementia
I have been tossing and turning lately at night feeling like I just cannot sleep. No matter which way I adjust my pillows I find no comfort. My legs always feel heavy and swollen at night and just a little sip of water makes me feel like a whale. I don’t know whether to keep … Continue reading The Lonely Heart
This blog is from the perspective of a Christian Minister dealing with personal sickness and affliction.