Caring for a parent, conversations, Dementia, Health care, memory loss

“Don’t Give Up, Don’t Ever Give Up”

It was Jimmy Valvano's (beloved NC State basketball coach) signature quote. It has become my mother's. Mama’s brain is getting thinner and more full of holes, like pizza dough stretched too far to the rim of the pan. She reaches out to the edges searching for something to make sense of her changing world, while… Continue reading “Don’t Give Up, Don’t Ever Give Up”