Mama Jean’s mind was already gone, but her reflexes — the ones that declared, “Don’t mess with me, I’m in charge,” — were still firing. It was the kind of moment — a brilliant spark of lucidity — that crystalizes the essence of a person after their mind has been hijacked.
Open, honest, heartfelt article. Click the above link to read more.
I was in tears before I finished reading this article because of the similarities with our experience with Mom. I still find it difficult to understand how it is that the medical community does not know more about Lewy Body Dementia and how to recognize it.
I find myself missing my mom more now when we are together than in the past when we were apart. The sadness and grief are overwhelming.
I hope beyond hope that the author, Jamie Brickhouse, is correct in thinking Casey Kasem will give a face to LBD and therefore the much needed awareness.
♥We are all just walking each other home♥