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Linda Thompson
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a rod through the block
It was July of 1980. We had driven from Phoenix to Wisconsin for my brother Ronnie and Debbie's wedding. We had married the summer before in Phoenix. So excited to attend a family wedding so close to our 1st wedding anniversary.   I recently found this old ...

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the missing Handi-Wipe dish rag
My name is Linda Thompson and I am ADD/ OCD. Knowing that, it should come as no surprise to you that when my pink dish rag went missing 32 years ago, I went a little crazy. Let me set the stage for you. This was no ordinary dish rag, this was the pink strip...

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behavioral variant FTD
We're coming up on the 3rd anniversary of my husband Randy's dementia diagnose. Frontotemporal degeneration to be exact. Of course looking back we can see changes as far back as 2011. So technically he is going on 6 years, and considered moderate by his neu...

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Selling our Cozy Cottage on Wheels
This story has been unfolding for over 3 years. So excited to finally share it with you. It began with an email 2 weeks before my husband Randy was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. April 23, 2014 Hi! My name is Samantha and I love your Travette, your...

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Tommy Hilfiger coveralls
Oh the things you find at thrift stores...  Many years ago I found a brand new pair of coveralls at my favorite little thrift store for $7.00. Umm... we're talking  Tommy Hilfiger coveralls to be specific. Don't bother googling these... they don't exist. Ma...

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slowly but surely
my husband's frontotemporal dementia is progressing slowly but surely. his short-term memory loss is much more evident. thankful he is still peaceful, happy and content. he has still never been sad, angry, irritated or argumentative. we keep to a very simpl...

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My Mom
She was born Leona Ida to Henry & Ida Steinke on April 14, 1930 She passed from this earth Feb. 26th, 2017 She had 3 sisters Helen, Dorothy and Marion and two brothers Elmer and Ervin She loved school and was valedictorian in her class of '49 A city girl me...

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Giving thanks
Random thankful thoughts ~ sewing/ alterations ~ my miracle job finally cooler weather  my $200 ankle boots for $5.00! gotta love Dillard's employee discount day finally found a cassette player that works vintage, retro awesomeness for $5.00 I am now listen...

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dementia & losing balance
My husband's brain is dying. And while it can seem like a long, slow death, certain stages of the disease can rear it's ugly head out of nowhere. Yesterday was one of those days. Randy suddenly lost balance, overcorrected while lunging forward down the driv...

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death & dementia
My brother Ronnie passed away Sept. 20th. He was 57 years old and battling cancer for the past 2 1/2 years. He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma the same month my husband Randy was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia . Neither had a cure. No matter how...
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