Saturday, May 24, 2008

Several of the bloggers that I know are such amazingly talented writers. Esther, Terry, Betsy and Joanne to name a few. It makes me think that they were chosen to write about their experiences for a reason. It saddens me that they have the Alzheimer's experience in their lives. I would give anything to have it disappear forever for all of us. Why were we chosen to experience this awful, painful thing along with our loved ones?

It's finally here, Memorial Day weekend. How ironic. A holiday called Memorial Day. So many of us with LOs with Alz remember them on this day at a time when they can no longer remember themselves.

3 comments:

cornbread hell said...

and it gets sadder every day.

a melancholy comment may not be a nice thing, but that's another good thing about this blogging group. we can be honest with each other. and that seems to help.

~Betsy said...

Alzheimer's tests each of us every day. I am a firm believer in caregivers being chosen. My guess is we are chosen because we can handle it. Even though there were days I didn't think I could do it one minute longer, somehow I always found the strength. Just as you do - just as all of us do.

This blogging family was critical to me finding the strength. I cherish all of you.

Cinnamin said...

Wow Robyn, you are also a "good writer" you really made me think while reading this post. Hugs to you this day, my friend.