The Brain Icicles of Alzheimer’s – Zoomers


The Brain Icicles of Alzheimer’s – Zoomers.



“I imagine my brain as an iceberg,” said Dr. Steve Hume. “Some days it’s very sunny and it melts, but you never know quite where it will melt. Other times, it’s cloudy or cold and it doesn’t melt.”

Alzheimer’s doesn’t just affect the person with the disease, it affects everyone around too. A fellow blogger-friend of mine, Erica K deals with it every single day. Imagine going to see your mom and she doesn’t know who you are most times. It’s an emotional, hard disease at any age and I have read some of her writings with great sadness. Ercia K deals with it with such courage and she is my hero. In the end the quality of how we endure and choose to deal with things defines us. Here are some of her writings.

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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