The Sounds of Alzheimer's

February 8, 2015 1:03 PM

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I sit in the darkness of the early morning enjoying the peacefulness of "me" time. It's blessedly quiet because it's 4:30 a.m. I just sent hubby out the door to work and I have about four hours of time left that I can hear ticking off of the old clock by my desk. I have my desk in the living room because it is the center of the house and I can keep my ears, if not eyes, on everything going on.

At 8:30 I hear the creak of the door and the shuffle, shuffle, shuffle of mom going to the bathroom. The toilet flushes, the door opens then that same shuffle back to her room. I hear drawers open and shut, open and shut and this never ceases to amaze me because I know that by now there are no cloth...

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