living with LBD: the firsthand
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Who is Bill? There were many times during the last year of Bill’s life that I asked myself that question. The wonderful, kind, loving man that I had married 12 years earlier was vanishing bit by bit...read story
Dad called me one day to help him put the bag on the lawnmower. He said he taught me all he knew so I could reteach him when he got old. At the time we laughed. I went home with tears streaming down...read story
My mother and I walked down the halls of the assisted living home. She turns to me and mustered up the words any five year old would, “What time is your mom coming to get you?”. For years, I battled...read story
Oh! The light has shed! Early on in the journey, my mother had frantically called me from her condo to tell me that the groomer picked up Sophie and never brought her back. This was before we knew...read story
My mother died in 1999, two days shy of her 66th birthday, after suffering for about 10 years with LBD. Of course, we didn't know it was LBD until very near the end because neither her primary...read story
When Ted came home from his brother-in-law's funeral several years ago, he told me that he wanted us to leave for Europe as soon as possible. His sister's husband was six months from...read story