Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc.

What its like to have LBD
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Author:  JeffCobb [ Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:34 pm ]
Post subject:  What its like to have LBD

Even to people who know the disease, what they see isn't necessarily what is actually happening. We can often appear the same but have those up and down phases where cognitive powers cannot be assumed or relied upon. This can make even the simplest things in life a challenge. Sometimes I can only express graphically what this is like so here are two pictures I made to sorta show what its like. Take cooking for example, something all of us have done in our lives. As for myself, I did all the cooking for all 20+ years of our marriage. I just like it, I was better at it, she liked never having to work for a meal and I liked always getting exactly what I wanted for each meal. It worked out. Now however its more like this:
File comment: Cooking with LBD in an up phase
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File comment: Cooking with LBD in a down phase
lbddownphase_sm.jpg [ 191.5 KiB | Viewed 3534 times ]

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