Life Can Change So Dang QUICKLY!

Life Can Change So Dang QUICKLY!

My husband and I enjoy walking with our miniature Dachshund, Zoe.  We do a one and half mile trek several times a day.  While walking one morning, I noticed this magnolia bloom.  It was so small and beautiful, and it was just waiting to bloom and make the world smell...
I Just Want To Hide

I Just Want To Hide

There are THOSE days.  You’ve had them.  The days when you felt as if the world was closing in on you.  The days when you thought, “if one more problem comes my way, I’m gonna scream”.  The days when you just wanted to hide.  I’ve had...
I Need To Chill!

I Need To Chill!

Type A personality.  On the DISC Personality survery, she registers as a low “D” and high “I”.  No surprise.  She wants things done correctly the first time, and she would rather fix a problem yesterday than do it today.  See the need?  Fix...
Dementia and Clothing That is Uncomfortable

Dementia and Clothing That is Uncomfortable

Raise your hand if you enjoy wearing clothes that are uncomfortable.  I tell my husband,  “We should not think about our underwear, socks or shoes during the process of the day.  They should only come to mind when it is time to put on PJ’s.”  If you...
Worry and Praise

Worry and Praise

I heard it said this week, “You can’t worry while you praise.”  That little sentence hit me like a ton of bricks.  I’ve been very busy planning, and scheduling, and listing, and doing, and worrying.  I hate to admit that! Life is changing constantly for all of us.  My...
Word Salad

Word Salad

WORD SALAD – WHAT IS IT? Momma’s Alzheimer’s continues to do its nasty stuff to her brain. She has declined quite a bit in the last two months, and it is painful to watch. One of the things I have become more aware of are Momma’s WORD SALAD experiences. Let me...
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

We are thankful for all God’s blessings, and we are hopeful your Thanksgiving Day is filled with love, laughter, and joy as you continue your caregiving journey. Blessings and Smiles, The Staff of Senior Life Journeys/Let’s Talk Dementia     Sometimes, You’ve Just Got...