Category Archives: changes

Shimmer

There was a time I was shy and it was in the childhood years. The feelings within me were too much for me to bear alone, but alone I did bear them. It’s funny that they were so severe that … Continue reading

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Casual; has it gone too far?

  When I was in school, mind you I’m giving away my age, we had to wear dresses or skirts, and boys had to wear dress pants and dress shirts. There were no exceptions, nor were there any excuses. It … Continue reading

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Difficult Apology

There’s a program here that gives a prompt. That is to help writers get their thoughts running again. Now, you may use these single words for that purpose,  just for practice, or you may do them  for fun. I wrote a daily prompt … Continue reading

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Underestimate

Why would you want to do that? I underestimated myself all the time until I took a good look at the word and then a good look at myself. Using the thesaurus, I found the first word listed was “under value” … Continue reading

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Feelings

Feelings from beginning to end   UPDATED   Feelings run hot and cold with the caretakers of a person with dementia. Sometimes feelings run high enough to feel like leaving and not coming back. This is true once the dementia patient … Continue reading

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End of phase

End of retirement phase   Along with dementia comes a loss of many things in our lives. When one party is sick, and the other has dementia, the medial bills stack up fast on the credit cards. With medical and … Continue reading

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The Flying Fork

  When my step dad came into the picture, I was about 11 years old. There were five of us kids, four girls and one boy. My older sister was eight years older than I was and she had just left … Continue reading

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Feelings

This is another story of about the feelings of the one taking care of a person weighed down with dementia. This is a two person journey from beginning to end. What I’ve seen in Bill is the sadness of losing each … Continue reading

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What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimers? Does it matter? How would you react to the stages of either?

Have you ever wondered if there is a difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia? Does it even matter? Could it affect one of your loved ones or could it happen to you? A few specialists say there are no distinctions and they … Continue reading

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Zing

Zing The word today is “zing.” Take away the obvious synonyms which are repetitive of the synonyms of “zing” and these are “vitality”, “energy”, “vigor”, “verve”, “animation”, “vivacity”, and “vivaciousness” which is just another form of the word “vivacity”. Take … Continue reading

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