Parkinson’s Dementia

So I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s about 9 years ago. I’m doing pretty good with meds until one day my husband finds the ice cream container in the washing machine. He seriously asked why I put it there and obviously I had no idea that it was in fact there. So starts the journey of recognizing the little things that were happening that we just thought oh everyone does that except I was 57 years old and no you should not be putting your eye glasses in the bottom of your husbands underwear drawer. Anyway I went for the testing and it showed mild cognitive disorder. Well you see we lost our son overseas 4 years ago. He was in the navy. He decided to go after college which he finished early. So now I forget he passed sometimes. I’ll go to call one of my relatives to see if they they heard from him. You see we only heard from rarely or I will get up and see if he’s in the bedroom even though he never lived in this house or state so you see it can be quite the problem. So this where my decision comes in, do I give in to it or do I say hell no? So I decided I say hell no. When the obstacles come I decided I will jump over them as much as I can for as long as I can. So that’s my plan and I’m praying it’s going to work. I don’t have a backup plan so for now this is all I got.

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