Mrs.

Happy birthday, Daddy. When I look at this photo, I see my own son – the wondrous and precocious child who makes everyone laugh with anecdotes and proverbial dad jokes. […]
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This is Lewy… my mom’s story

My mother, Alice, was originally diagnosed with Alzheimer’s around 2001, but had adverse reactions to the medication prescribed by her doctor. After several setbacks that required additional care in order […]
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Goodbye to My Steam Man

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) takes prisoners, and it does not discriminate. When LBD targets someone, there isn't a cure and no escape—it’s a one-way journey with a guaranteed rough ride […]
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Miss

Attatched is a poem I wrote for Mum who died from dementia with Lewy bodies.
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Coping with Pain Through Writing

The Father Forget not that the Earth likes to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. He is standing alone in the middle of […]
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The wife

I am going through this now with my husband. I kind of expected withdrawal and memory loss. But I didn’t expect so many roller coaster rides. The ups and down […]
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A Visit With Dad

My father was a victim of LBD. I wrote this after a visit with him. A VISIT WITH DAD I’ve come to visit dad. He sits there in his chair. […]
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Caregiver sister

My story is about my brother-in-law and he was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s. In December of 2017, an intern gave him an antihistamine and steroid shot and after that he […]
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Daughter

My father was a victim of LBD. I wrote this after a visit with him. A VISIT WITH DAD I’ve come to visit dad. He sits there in his chair. […]
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