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Won't be around much for a wee while...

Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by Carjac87 on Jul 17, 2020 1:38 pm

Hi, my friends!

Just wanted to pop in & say I wouldn't be around for a little bit. My husband finally got in to see a geriatrician this morning & was definitively diagnosed with dementia, in the category of Alzheimers. 

So I really need to get my head wrapped around this & what our future is going to look like. Had a very strong feeling it would be this, but it's always a shock to have such things confirmed.

Right now things are okay & so I'm going to concentrate on things day by day.....at least I'll do my best to do so.

Catch you all down the road a bit.....thanks for always, always being here, no matter what....you have no idea of how important it's been....Hugs! ~ Jacquie ~
~Don't sweat the small stuff~ Jacquie

Re: Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by Brighty on Jul 17, 2020 1:57 pm

Carjac87‍  I'm so sorry you got this news.   Please feel free to get support  here whenever you need it.   Take all the time you need to  care for your husband  and yourself.   You are welcome  here any time.    
Help is out there. All you have to do is reach out.

Re: Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by MCoaster on Jul 17, 2020 2:06 pm

Carjac87‍   While, as you say, it may not be a surprise it still must be very hard for you to adjust to.  I do hope that the restrictions associated with Covid have relaxed and that you and husband can have the contact that you need.

We are still here for you when needed.

Warm hugs.

MCoaster

Re: Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by Runner Girl on Jul 17, 2020 3:28 pm

Carjac87‍ ,

Wishing both you and your husband well as you embark on this new journey.  

We're always here if/when you need us.

Runner Girl
Never stop believing in HOPE because MIRACLES happen every day!

Re: Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by Lianne_adminCCS on Jul 17, 2020 3:29 pm

Carjac87‍ 

I am sure it could not have been easy to hear that diagnosis confirmed.

Day by day is all any of us can hope to do.

Thinking of you

Lianne

Re: Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by Cynthia Mac on Jul 18, 2020 8:58 am

Carjac87‍ , I haven’t been on the site much these past couple weeks due to my Dad’s passing. My experience with the delirium was brief, but enough to give me an idea that yes, you really do need to do what is right for you and your husband right now. I hope you and he are able to make all the necessary adjustments with peace and grace.
“When the root is deep, there is no reason to fear the wind.” - Japanese saying

Re: Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by Lacey_adminCCS on Jul 18, 2020 11:00 am

Thinking of you Jacqui Carjac87

Your presence here has always been so appreciated. Thank you. 

I trust that you'll pop in when you need us. 

Sending strength as you find your way. 

Big hugs, 
Lacey 

Re: Won't be around much for a wee while...

Posted by law on Jul 19, 2020 1:44 pm

Carjac87‍ 
You are a brave caregiver and I do send you kind wishes .
law