To the most beautiful and the most intelligent women I have known in my entire life Thank you Happy birthday! Welcome, Dr. Alice Howland Thank you I hope to convince you that by observing these baby steps into the… into… aghh Alice where the hell were you? …Went for run Well, I hope you enjoy that because you’ve completely blew our dinner plans I need to talk to you I got something wrong with me Whats going on? Oh, boy… Are youse gonna break up, or…? No I have alzheimer’s disease Early onset Oh my god I can see the words hanging in front of me and I can’t reach them and I don’t know who I am and I don’t know what’s going to loose next my stethoscope millennium hedgehog I’d like to see you go to college You can’t use your situation to just get me to do everything you want. -Why can’t I ? Because it’s not fair. -I don’t have to be fair, I’m your mother I hate this is happening to me But we have to keep the important things in our life going Merry christmas We have to try or we going to go crazy It might be the last year I am myself Please don’t say that I am not suffering, I am struggling struggling to be a part of things To stay connected to whom I once was So live in the moment I tell myself, is really all I can do live in the moment.