Unusual Weather

We had an odd combination of weather a few days ago, with large snow flakes and light rain falling in the morning for an hour or so.

My life is in the process of changing … so …  my creativity will probably change to a certain extent too.

Now is a sad time for me. I’m adjusting from just finding out I have Alzheimers. I will be 67 years old on May 15th.

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My mother has Alzheimers and lives at home with a rotation of three care givers.

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My father passed away from Alzheimers  in 2003. He was the electrical engineer for a local coal mine. His mother passed away from Alzheimers when I was in high school. They lived across from the high school, and I used to eat lunch with her.

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My grandfather on my mother’s side was a physics professor for the Rolla School of Mines in Missouri. His Alzheimers was slow.

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I so enjoy being outside and blogging. I plan to continue. My style might change somewhat. My grammar may not always be the best. Either way — I will enjoy, and I hope you enjoy my finds too …  so the subjects that find me won’t feel left out.

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9 responses to this post.

  1. So very sorry that you had to find out you had developed such a disease. There is some hope though these days, a lot of work has gone into finding out ways to ameliorate the symptoms, I hope they work for you.

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  2. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Continue to do what you love!

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  3. I’m sorry to hear that and I’m really shocked that so many in your family have had it. In my experience nature is a cure for many ills, and I hope you’ll be able to be outside as often as possible.
    Take care.

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    • Thanks. It’s good to hear from you. I’ll be outside more after I have — I’m not sure what done in two weeks. There’s a new alzheimers medicine I’ll start on then too.

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  4. Today, it appears all families are affected by this sad illness one way or another. I pray the medicine helps, Kathy, and I know your walks with Buffy and finds with nature will also help keep you grounded. And no matter your style, we’ll always enjoy your shares! Hugs!

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    • It’d so good to hear from you. I had a doctor’s appointment. There’s a new way to “use the medicine.” It should work real well and won’t upset my stomach like the other kind. Thanks … I need all the hugs I can get.

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  5. Posted by Therese Beavers on April 28, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    Nature is your passion. Enjoy it, Sis!

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