Kate Swaffer comment got me thinking about quotes to live by, which motivated these thoughts about living in the moment.
Biggest cues for me in recognizing sight of self and loved ones are hair length, hair color, and hair style. … But my most reliable recognition for both spouse and loved ones is not sight; it is sound, and smell. … But even when I no longer recognize loved ones … please do not pull away from time spent together. Relationships are what make life worth living.
We all change – but we do not become a different person. The facets of our character are differently reflected with the changing phases, abilities, frustrations, angers and fears, but we are at our basic essence the SAME person – with different aspects emphasized.
Tru here. 2013-01/24 Decision time has arrived. I knew this day was inevitable when my doctor gave the “dementia” diagnosis six months ago, at age 54. It’s not like I don’t know what to expect because I saw this disease path first with Mom’s paternal grandmother, and then with her mother. But … I thought […]