There was a time that I FEARED alzheimers disease. Imagine, losing my treasured memories, after awaiting the time that I could sit in my rocking chair and bask in their glow.
Those with alzheimers, are not suffering...........it is their families who are. They feel lost, forgotten or unimportant.
Today, my greatest fear, is to be physically dependant.
Imagine, not being able to feed youself, take a shower on your own, or needing another to take you to bathroom, or to diaper you, when you have lost all control.
Have you wondered what it must be like to have someone else brush your teeth?
And to be aware of these things.............?
I now, fear, being aware of my unable self.