Alphabetical List of Chapters

                              Click on chapter number to be transported immediately to that essay

A Feeling of Helplessness     Ch. 65

Acceptance:Yes; Passivity:No   Ch.20

Adding Structure Challenges Lack of Initiative Caused by Lewy Body. Ch.23

Am I a Helicopter Husband?     Ch.2

An Emotional Roller Coaster Day  Ch.72

Blackcap Pie, Memory Loss and Confusion.     Ch.28

Caregiver Meltdown   Ch. 26

Care Partner Goals: Safety, Pleasure, Joy. Ch.58

Depression and Lewy Body.       Ch.16

Ending our Book on a Positive Note.. and Starting Another.  Ch.52

Exhaustion and Relief   Ch. 64

First Pat and Then Ron Join a Memory Choir    Ch.15

Good Days.   Ch.4

Hallucinations from Outside and Inside    Ch.1

Hoping for a Miracle   Ch.74

How Can We Keep Pat involved in the Conversation?  Ch. 70

I Think I Did OK but Not Better Than OK. Ch.68

I Wasn't Talking in  My Sleep. I Was Talking in Your Sleep. Ch.35

If You Don't Laugh, You'll Cry.   Ch. 24

I'm Grateful We Can Still Disagree  Ch.69

I'm Scared to Travel Away from Pat   Ch.19

It's a Good Thing we are Both Introverts.  Ch.54

Keep On Trucking but I Won't Regret a Thing. Ch.25

Lewy Body Affects Pat's Sense of Time. Ch.46

Many Small Frustrations  Ch.51

Mornings Can Be Unpredictable in our Lewy Body World.   Ch.43

Mortality.  Ch.13

Need for Support, The.  Ch.5

Noise   Ch.3

Not Driving --  A Blow to Pat's Spirit.   Ch.18

Our Children Want Us to Move into the City.  Ch.47

Our Two Truths are like Oil and Water  Ch.48

Pat and I watch a Movie whose Main Character has Dementia.   Ch. 75

Pat and Ron Confront the Corona Virus. Ch.21

Pat Asks Ron How He has been Affected by Her Lewy Body. Ch. 40

Pat Calls Me "Dad" and that Feels OK.   Ch.53

Pat Develops a Serious Auto-Immune Disorder.   Ch.62

Pat Forgets but then She Remembers  Ch.71

Pat has a Second Syncope Episode --but Doesn't Remember It.   Ch.61

Pat has Gumption   Ch.63

Pat Joins a Memory Choir. Ch.36

Pat Realizes She's been Hallucinating. Ch.34

Pat Tells us about a Major Decision She Made.    Ch. 60

Physical Intimacy -- Hugs and More.   Ch.9

Porch Bird Watching on the First Beautiful Spring Day of the Year.   Ch.27

Questions for the New Year: 2019 and then 2020  Ch.10

Ron Becomes Anxious and Irritable.   Ch.59

Ron Makes a Serious Mistake and then So Does Pat.   Ch.37

Short- and Long-Term Memory issues. Ch.56

"Showtime."   Ch.8

Slightly Unusual Behaviors.   Ch.17

Slow Motion Panic Attack.    Ch.49

Some Days You Just Want to Cry.  Ch.6

Some Mornings are Full of People.  Ch.30

Something Bad had happened to Lakota. And Pat has a Fall.  Ch. 66

Sudden Mood Changes   Ch. 22

The Apocalypse Arrived and Yet it was Not Apocalyptic.  Ch. 39

The Gobbler and the Slowpoke: How Lewy Body Affects our Mealtimes.   Ch.76

This is MY House   Ch.67

Today's Surprise: Ron Gets a Heart Stent.   Ch.32

Two Exhausting Days    Ch.44

Two Rons     Ch.45

Waking Dreams, RBD, and Sleep Deprivation.   Ch.14

We are Still a Team.   Ch.12

What Comes Next?  The Lewy Body Sequencing Problem.   Ch.11

What Was Supposed to Bring Pride Brings Shame Instead. Ch. 38.

Who Would take Care of Pat If I Couldn't?       Ch.42

Who Should I Tell I have Lewy Body? Acceptance, Embarrassment, Shame and Trust.    Ch.7

Working Together.  Ch.55

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