This blog is about life with my husband who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's and Frontal Lobe Dementia in 2008. He was 64 at the time although now, knowing more about the disease, Alzheimer's was present many, many years ago, which is why early detection is so important. As you read the blog the character"Al" that I created in 2008 represents the way that Alzheimer's is invading our daily lives.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Living with Bob and "Al"

Bob wears a knee brace and back brace every day. When Sheri picked him up from "work" (code for Adult Day Center) yesterday, Bob got in the car and sat down. Sheri reminded him to buckle his seat belt, when he pulls his knee brace out of his pocket. "Al" with a look of surprise on his face says " Oh, look what I found". Sheri replies ( really talking to herself, not expecting a response)"That is your knee brace, what is it doing in your pocket? You must have taken it off for some reason." "Al" responds "No, the last time I saw it, it was on my leg."   :)
Heavy sigh...

1 comment:

  1. There are times you have to laugh. I wish I had done a better job journallng my mother's comments. I often said that I had to laugh or I would cry and then I would drown.

    If I were to be granted one wish for caregivers it would be the gif of laughter. This journey is tough, but you are tougher.