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  1. Hubby uses Trazadone with excellent results, no unpleasant lingering sleepiness upon awakening. He tried so many sleep drugs before settling on this one. Good luck!
  2. Really enjoying this thread! Still unbearably hot and humid! Last minute chores have taken up my day, tomorrow family arrives and we will all be together!! Crossing fingers it's not too much for hubby!
  3. Ohio!!! It is unbearably hot tho, you might want to wait for pumpkin bread in the fall!
  4. Everyone is welcome!! Love it when we get lots of posts like today! Falls are so hard on our bodies. My tailbone injury is still very painful. I use a donut cushion for sitting to watch a movie, otherwise l could not sit still. Linda, l want a sundae too!!!
  5. I totally understand where you are coming from. My husband has Parkinsonism and Dementia, but he is in his late seventies, not young like your husband is. The exercise advice is spot on, hubby refuses to even think of working out, because of the dementia he can't understand it's importance. Try to calm down, hard to do l know, you all will get thru this. Educate yourselves, that has helped me tremendously. We do have a YOPD thread here that is very active. Breathe. Come here often, so many kind and helpful people here to support you and hubby.
  6. Summer rain! I love it!! Very hot and humid today and rain is coming straight down with no wind. That will cool things down! Making banana nut bread today, pasta salad, orange sun tea. Better get busy!
  7. Afternoon everyone! l have a Mandevilla, red and purple petunia, mixed pink petunia, a red geranium, a small pot of marigolds, lastly begonia! I also have a pot of chives, and large pot of dill, oregano, cilantro, Italian parsley, rosemary, and sweet basil. Love to cook summer meals with fresh herbs! All this and just started out with herbs. Must quit visiting the garden centers! It's really hot here. Can't be outside for very long or you are miserable. Our grandson is spending the night, having his favorite dinner of Chick-fil-A, and a movie Captain Underpants! Fun times! Have a great day!
  8. I love the Happy Meals too! Perfect portions, once every few months doesn't hurt, the four chicken nuggets are a different choice for me as well! Out for dinner tonight with a friend, a steak at Outback is calling my name. Back to chores. !
  9. Peace, l thought for sure you were going to say SNAKE!!! Can you tell l hate them, every day going to my little garden l just know l am going to see one. Sometimes l do, harmless garden type snakes but my mind screams 🐍! Ha! Sorry about your dog! Lazy day here. A little grocery run, dinner with hubby and Daughter and key lime pie for dessert. Not homemade but still pretty good. JB, my little garden is doing well, radishes have popped thru the soil, and is there anything sweeter than those tender leaves 🍃 pushing thru the soil? Hubby is back to sleeping a lot, so we were so happy while it lasted, perhaps he will have a few days of being more awake while the family's here in a few weeks.
  10. Afternoon! l have been very busy planting my tomatoes 🍅, two zucchini in my garden, and sweet potato vines in my front landscaping area. Two days of hard work with my still sore hip from my fall but l did it! Today more outdoor chores cleaning the patio. We are getting excited as our son and family will be here soon for a visit. They are changing bases and will stop here on their way. Short time to be here but we don't waste a minute as our entire family can be together. We will have a drive in 🎥 for the kids. DSIL has a huge screen we hang on the patio, cook out, fire and smores! You all should come too!😜 🍪, our grandson has already requested them!! Chocolate chip! Break is over, back to it. PS hubby has had a four day streak of being awake more!!! Not sure what is different, just so thankful!
  11. My husband is not young onset, but he was hospitalized for severe Gasteoparesis and he was in so much pain his hands and leg tremors began. The pain was not the cause of the tremors, it was Parkinsonism. Also, he developed dementia symptoms immediately too. Never a symptom beforehand. Interesting.
  12. Hectic Sunday for us. Lots of errands, we shall cookout tomorrow. On another awesome note, hubby hasn't slept as much today! I love it when he is awake and spends time with me. I am so fearful that this will harm his ability to walk in the future, sleeping all day so much of the time. But, today was awesome!😋
  13. My hubby takes Tradazone at a specific time, about fifteen minutes before bed. He had gone through so many sleep prescriptions, trying to find one that was a good fit it was so frustrating. Tradazone doesn't leave him groggy, and he has no other side effect from it. His FP writes the script for up to two tabs daily, he has never had to take but one tab. hopefully you will find a solution that works as well for you!
  14. Wow Miracleseeker! Thanks for verifying my theory! Hubby doesn't even know he does it either.
  15. Silent55, I totally understand you post, sorry you are in this position. As miracleseeker says, keep posting. We are here to lift you up. We know the cost of PD to our loved ones only too well. Take care of your health especially. Hope to see you on here again!