My Memory Tips

I follow a few MCI groups on Facebook, and lately on one we've been talking about tricks we use to remind ourselves and keep track of things, and it got me thinking about the things I do. These are some of my compensatory behaviors. I can only do one thing at a time well. So,... Continue Reading →

Who Am I Now?

I love autumn. The air is crisp. The leaves are glorious colors. This autumn I'm pleased to be out exploring. It's been about a month now since I started night-time oxygen, and some of my mind fog has gone away. I still have good days and bad days, but all of my days are a... Continue Reading →

Embracing My Unknown

I just finished listening to Pema Chodron's "Embracing the Unknown," which is about the Tibetan Book of the Dead. I find the concept of bardo quite interesting. Bardo is the space between life and death. Having cognitive impairment feels like a part of me is dying/has died, and sometimes I think I should be going... Continue Reading →

Reading and Me

I love to read. I always have. I was the kid who hid a book on my lap under my desk during class, so I could sneak in extra reading. When I was in the midst of a good story I was transported into the world of the author. The other kids would tease me,... Continue Reading →

Driving Bravely

I've been trying to keep up to date on research about MCI, mNCD, and dementia. This week I read an article that upset me a bit: Getting lost in dementia – An overlooked danger? My first thought was, how can it be an overlooked danger? I think most people with memory problems have been worried... Continue Reading →

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