Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Goodbye Mum

 A look back to happy times - when you loved a laugh, and life was normal

By the time of my second wedding in 2004, you were diagnosed with dementia - but you 
still enjoyed the day and knew who I was.
These is the last photo I have of you at home.  You were already very confused, but recognized close family.  3 short months later you had no idea who we were.  Only 4 years ago - it seems like a lifetime.

Bless you Mum - I'm so relieved you can finally be at peace.

Love you always.


  1. She was beautiful....I can see her in the pictures of you.

    Thanks for the reminder to treasure what I have while I have it. You never know when every thing is going to change in an instant.

  2. Oh Jan i'm so sorry for your loss. I know what its like to lose parents. Take care of yourself xxx

  3. Oh, Jan; nothing I can say will change the way you feel. I lost my dad last year so I understand a little of what you are going through. Blessings. *hugs*

  4. So sorry to hear your sad news, she looks like a lovely lady. Makes me treasure my parents all the more while I still have both of them. Look after yourself xxx

  5. So sorry for your loss, I understand dementia living through it with a grandparent! Take care of yourself xx

  6. My Gran got Alzheimer's, it is so horrible. xx

  7. Jan, words are never

  8. ((((((((((((Jan)))))))))))) It was a year ago on the 23rd that Tom lost his dad... he had dementia... I now work in a home and most of the residents have dementia..... it is so sad. But you have good memories to hold on to, of better days. The photo a your wedding is gorgeous...

  9. Oh my dear, hope this is the beginning of the good memories outweighing the painful ones. Wishing you well.


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