Thursday, June 23, 2011

Sad, scary feelings

Hi to all,

Lately I have been feeling more detached from things. Yes, I can still cry and scream but not much. I find I enjoy staying home more than going out.

I find it's becoming more difficult going out because of the background noise and commotion. Unfortunately, I can't do 2 things at the same time anymore. Totally, unable to multitask. It's hard to be out with more than one person and if there is a radio or music on I'm sunk. I just can't focus or hear! It's extremely annoying!

I've told some of my friends and family about this but the only ones that get it are my sister and my daughter. No one else understands.

It's so weird. Sometimes I feel like I'm doing better others I feel the decline. It's the roller coaster!!!!

Alzheimer's Disease sucks!

If you know someone who has EOAD/YOAD or just AD, please think about what I've said and try to understand and be helpful.

Thanks for listening. Any Comments?

Peace and Hope,



  1. I'm so sorry to hear about your increasing challenges. You and your family have already been through a tough time. It's hard for friends because it's hard for them to think of you as different from the way they've always known you. I am so glad your sister is there with you. Love you.

  2. I receive a list of all the comments you make on the ALZ help site every day. Some days the list is empty and I pray for you. I just need to know you are alright. The interesting thing is... you write such great advice to people. It has not diminished in quality and content that I can detect. You amaze me and I wonder if I would be so able when it comes my turn to walk in your shoes. ( they might pinch my toes a bit ).

    Many people can not face the fact you are changing and having difficulties. Something called denial. Your sister and daughter accept what is happening and are trying to make the best of a difficult situation. You have great support in them. Can not ask for more than that. You have a great day however it unfolds for you Lisa.

  3. Thanks to both of you for sticking with me. This roller coaster is kicking my butt!
    Thank you for your thoughts and prayers. They are very important to me. The help me to keep going and trying to keep my chin up!