Panidemic 2020 Blog Post

Like most of you I’m kind of stuck in my house. It really changes your perspective on life and how fragile it is. After this I will never take for granted anything. Like just going out to get groceries again. Now if you dare go out you have to wear a mask and gloves and when you get home you have to go right to the sink and wash your hands. It has taught me to value everything I have cuz it can be taken so quickly.

It’s very hard but it’s not as bad as some people who have lost their love ones to this terrible disease so I’m thankful to God for that. All my family are ok so I’m very thankful for that.

The hardest part of this whole thing has been not being able to see my mom. I haven’t seen her since March 9th and its been very difficult. I’ve video chatted and talked with her on the phone but that’s not the same as actually seeing her. I miss her so and I miss my dad too who passed away last October. I’m trying to get through all of this like all of you.

I hope you are all safe and secure and I hope this comes to a end soon. For now that’s all be thankful for everyday that God gives us and never take life for granted again.

Take Care. Love to you all.

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Dementia daughter

I am a dementia daughter

My mom has dementia and I am her

Daughter

Even though she doesn’t know it

It’s been a journey like no other

I wouldn’t wish it on anyone

To see your own mom getting

Worse and worse by the day.

And all you can do is sit back and watch

Her fade away

More and more

It tares your heart out to see the one

Who you always depended on change

So severely you don’t even know

Who they  are anymore that nothing they says

Makes any sense at all just like a two year old just gibberish

It’s devastating enough to take

Your breath away!

All you want to do is scream cry til you can’t anymore

And all you want is to stop and let you off this

Rollercoaster that you’ve been on for

So long!

That’s a dementia daughter!

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Forgotten ones

I wrote this poem. My mom is in a nursing home and I visit with her quite often. When I visit the people there look so sad because hardly any of their family visits them. Have a great day!

Forgotten ones

These are the people

That need us the most

They are our fathers, mothers

Sisters, brothers

But they have been placed

Like they were erased

Nobody comes to

Visit them.

You can see it on their face

The loneliness and pain

All they want is for someone

To love them and to show

Them they care.

All they might need is a smile.

These are the forgotten ones.

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