Miss

Attatched is a poem I wrote for Mum who died from dementia with Lewy bodies.
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My Mom

My mom was courageous and kept her sense of humor as best she could. She has been gone for three years now. She passed about three weeks before Robin Williams […]
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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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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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From Dancing to Disaster

My mom probably has Lewy Body Dementia. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease but has symptoms more in line with Lewy Body. My mom often shakes when getting up to […]
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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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Our Love

Frank, my husband of 27 years, and I have endured LBD for eight years. It begins slowly stealing small pieces of memory at a time until one day you realize […]
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Mother’s Poem

Watched you fall a part each night Cried because I needed you back The voices would not leave you alone Body shook as disease slowly attacked Lewy lean weighted down […]
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My Mom, LBD and Tamiflu.

My Mom is 93 years old, was diagnosed with LBD 3 1/2 years ago by her geriatric physician.  On 3/18/17, the nursing home where my Mom resides started giving Tamiflu […]
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