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Alice Bradley
alicebradley1
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Jan 12
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I’m so sorry for everything you’re going through. I relate very hard to hiding my tears from teenagers (I only have one, but he can always tell when I’m sad—which is nice, but I don’t want him to worry about me). I’m glad your cat was there for you. Hugs. 

Jan 12
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This is an excellent point, and I should have added links to professional-help resources initially. I have just done so. Thanks! 

Dec 18
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Good to hear they’re on top of their health—any medical professional would be on the lookout for signs of depression in the elderly! 

Dec 17
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Yeah—it’s very, very hard at that age to differentiate between early stages of dementia and clinical depression.

Dec 17
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I am so sorry. If it helps: My father died in August from complications of Alzheimer’s. But his early stages really became noticeable around nine years before. No one can say how Alzheimer’s and related dementia will progress, but it’s possible that, if it is indeed what’s happening, you’ll have some time—maybe even Read more

Jun 5
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I would only toast my bagels at home. (They also wouldn’t give you an open-faced dealio, either.) 

Jun 5
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I realized when I wrote it that even lightly toasting my bagel would be considered an affront. The thing is, in order to break the rules, you have to know them first, and I know them.