Rosie from New Jersey

My husband of 34 years, Micah, was diagnosed over a year ago with Lewy Body dementia and Parkinson's. He does not remember me as his wife. He thinks I am just another person who works as he calls it in our home. Even though I am the only one here with him. Sometimes it is just hard to understand how his mind could forget me, his best friend. I know it is not his fault it is the disease. I have read so much about the illness and just never thought that he would decline so fast. I am still trying to stay hopeful and positive, but I am feeling overwhelmed. It is so hard to give up on the past. Thank you to everyone for posting your journeys and I know that I am not alone.

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