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.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Living with Bob and "Al"

Sheri is hoping to make memories this Christmas season. Thinking of things today that will help preserve the memory of their Dad for the girls, without forgetting to live in the moment, after all this is here and now and as we all know in Alzheimer land, one moment at a time is how we live but isn't that the only thing God promises us?
Merry Christmas friends.

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Isaiah 9:6-7

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; 
courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. 
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time; 
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; 
Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, not as I would have it; 
Trusting that He will make all things right if I surrender to His Will; 
That I may be reasonably happy in this life and supremely happy with Him
Forever in the next. Amen

  Serenity Prayer

4 comments:

  1. Merry Christmas Sheri and Bob - wishing you both the very best!

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  2. Merry Christmas to you and your family:)

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