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    • CommentAuthorWolf
    • CommentTimeMar 13th 2017
     
    Hi Myrtle. How about dropping us a word?
    • CommentAuthormyrtle
    • CommentTimeMar 13th 2017
     
    Hi Wolf, I am OK. No tears yet but still very, very tired.

    This afternoon, I went out to do some errands and realized that my cellphone (which I thought had been fixed, but was not), was not holding a charge, even with a new battery. Since the blizzard may take out our power, I want to have a working phone. So I went to the phone store and bought a new phone. That excursion just about used up all my energy. Will post more tomorrow.
    • CommentAuthorcassie*
    • CommentTimeMar 13th 2017
     
    Hello Myrtle, good to hear from you. Whatever you feel, is right for you at this time.
    All the best.
    • CommentAuthorSass
    • CommentTimeMar 14th 2017
     
    Myrtle, glad you checked in. Totally understand the energy drain. Depression and extreme sadness can do that to you. I am glad you got a new phone with the bad weather pouring in. I'm thinking of you and praying for you.
    • CommentAuthorAdmin
    • CommentTimeMar 15th 2017
     
    Dear Myrtle,

    Please accept my deepest condolences. I feel that I know you personally, not only from these boards, but from our phone conversations. We have a lot in common, and I would like to write more to you in encouragement and support for the challenging times ahead. I promise to do so when I return home from my latest trip. Check your email at the end of next week. In the meantime, rest as much as your body tells you to. In grief counseling, I was taught that grief takes a tremendous toll on our bodies, and that we need much more sleep than we realize.

    joang*
    • CommentAuthormyrtle
    • CommentTimeMar 16th 2017
     
    Hi Joan, Thanks so much for your kind words. I also remember when we talked on the phone and you then represented us at the Alz Assn convention in D.C. It made me (and I suspect others) feel that we were not completely helpless and that at least some things were possible. I am doing OK. I hope you are continuing on your journey of recovery.