Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s disease’

The Dementia Chronicles Full Blog Series

“The Dementia Chronicles” full blog series is out in paperback and eBook, two years after the death of my mother. The series annals the trials and heartbreak of my mother as she suffered with Alzheimer’s Disease, coupled with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and with bouts of schizophrenia. In my humble and non-medical opinion, the…

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The Troubled Brain

THE TROUBLED BRAIN In this post of The Troubled Brain, we’ll explore the fragile nature of the brain and the affects of trauma. You, maybe, as I, have heard people talk of cobwebs when they speak of losing detail about some past event, when they speak of a sketchy memory, when they speak of forgetfulness.…

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The Troubled Brain

THE TROUBLED BRAIN – Sifting through the Ashes of Alzheimer’s Today, in The Troubled Brain, I can finally say, I remember some things during nearly three-and-a-half months when my brain blocked out what happened after Mom died. They lump this phenomenon into PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. Also, instead of writing it prose-style, I listed it…

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The Troubled Brain

THE TROUBLED BRAIN In this post of The Troubled Brain, I get a bit more personal as to how I dealt with the before and after of Mom’s death. The Dementia Chronicles deals with Mom’s illness, and the caregiving of her, throughout nineteen months of her living with us at our home. This post discusses…

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THE TROUBLED BRAIN

Wednesdays, I’ll be posting thoughts to THE TROUBLED BRAIN. Today, May 2, 2018, is the inaugural post and I’ve taken the opportunity to set up for you what to expect with these posts… I’m writing this post on the eve of my mother’s birthday. If she was still alive, Mom would be 81 tomorrow. After…

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Inspired Reading Equals Inspired Writing

Inspired reading equals inspired writing, from reading about scene-setting to characterization. I’ve been reading some great authors lately. What I enjoy is how each time I learn something helpful for my own writing. One writer will have an interesting nuance about how she links characterization to scene, how she gets to the heart of sensuous…

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