Sitting in the Gray in Dementialand

For the sake of full disclosure, I will tell you that I am a person who lives with depression. This is not a shocker to most who know me…I’ve made a point of dropping this info matter-of-factly into casual conversation. I have three dogs. I hate ironing but love cleaning with bleach. My favorite place […]

“In Between” in Dementialand

A friend of mine with younger onset dementia has been sending me some emails telling me about her life. Notice that I don’t say her life with dementia. Sure, she does have dementia, and having dementia is a big deal. However, you can’t really isolate all of her experiences and attribute them to dementia. She […]

Checking In from Dementialand

Hi friends! I’m back….sort of. I’m in the midst of my summer break from blogging–because a girl needs a break, right? But I wanted to tell you that I miss you. I know this sounds strange because I haven’t met most of you, but I’ve really started to value my relationship with my blog readers. […]

Time Management in Dementialand

Today I’m coming to you from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. Specifically, I’m at Chili’s on terminal H, drinking a glass to Riesling and deciding if I need an appetizer. I do, don’t I? Probably something fried. Cheese curds. Onion rings. I wonder why I put on weight when I travel? Any ideas? I flew here […]