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NOTE: It is important to remember that nothing here is meant to substitute your doctors care, instructions or treatment plan. These stories simply chronicle things I am doing in addition to my doctors instructions to help slow the progress of Alzheimer's.

Battle Methods/Stories!

Post-Surgery and Getting Back to the Shop and Flying Field
6 hours on the operating table and I still have my original voice!

Surgery Set for April 4th and I’m a Little Spooked
The rollercoaster continues

Half Way Time Out
The next step is a big one

End Phase One
I’m getting too small – according to some

Halfway with Frustrations

I Have Gas
Another twist in my cancer treatment

So, there’s this blast door…
My awe of the medical technology available to me deepens

Worst Ever Christmas Present
And I can’t return it

Different Enemy’s
The growing frustrations of the fight

It’s Getting Tougher
The back and forth of a fading short term memory

RC Withdrawals
Rain reduces flying time and magnifies concerns about the future

I’m Getting Popular, Sort Of
People just want me to do it their way

Jamming 8 Hours of Work Into 16 Hours
Schedule-resistant short-term memory failures

The Struggle for Stability
Sequencing is tough when I forget what’s next

Feeling Great Because I’m Feeling Terrible
Helping other RC’rs remains a big motivator

What Keeps Me Going
Where dreams and goals work against Alzheimer's

Now I Know It, Now I Don’t
Adobe inadvertently stresses me out

Selective Coordination
Alzheimer’s gets confusing – again

Exercising My Brain is Paying Unexpected Benefits
Brain-intensive RC flying over powers Vietnam-based nightmares

Saving and
One of the constants has become my lack of time

Forgetting Today But Waking To 45 Years Ago
Nobody said Alzheimer’s makes sense

I Make a Big Mistake and a Bigger Save
A momentary win over Alzheimer’s

Clarity Amidst the Chaos
Now I see it, now I don’t

Alzheimer’s Angers Me at Times
Recalling lessons learned decades ago is getting harder

I’m Winning on Weekends
The rest of the week I try to get ready

A Byproduct of Alzheimer’s Seems to Be Rage
Both seem to be good at feeding the other

Feeling Better Now and Then
The struggle to slow the slipping

Baby Steps To and Fro
I feel that I am getting better while I am getting worse

Not Everyone Plays Nice
The jerk persona in a few people is showing

Whirlybird Money Pit
Aborted “brainercise” plan

Radio Control Helicopters
Strengthening the connection between my eyes and hands

Woodworking with Alzheimer's
Taking a “look first” approach

Tuning the Brain with a Guitar
Thinking and coordination exercise

Work as Therapy
I’ve been straining my brain for years



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