Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Dotty is Still With Us, 5:08 AM, Dotty Continues to Amaze Me

I will discuss crisis care with Hospice by the Sea today. If I get the assurance that I get to make the veto call on the drugs; and that, the crisis care nurses will be instructed by Hospice about our wishes before they come in, I'll accept the crisis care.

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

It is 5:08 AM, Wednesday, May, 23, 2012, Dotty is still with us. Dotty continues to amaze me.

I fell asleep for a couple of hours. I think I was dead out (no pun). My head and body are parallel to Dotty. She is in a hospital bed and I am in her bed. Our heads are about five feet apart, on a direct straight line.

I feel like a cat. I wake up and it seems like my ear shoots up into the air, and turns to listen to Dotty. Just like a cat.

She is breathing in a perfect rhythm. I can't believe it. I listen for a while. Perfect. Perfect cadence. Music to my ears.

What the heck.

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