Our Blind Spot

“Forgetfulness is one of my greatest fears. Having watched my mother struggle with acute memory loss for more than 9 years to the point where she could no longer even remember how to eat has made me hyper aware of the everyday challenges with memory. I am a list maker. That is one of the strategies I use to help me remember. Write it down. And more than just the grocery list. I am a documenter of memories. Many of you have heard me speak before about the scrapbooks I make, documenting our lives in photos and words, capturing memories I do not want to forget. But there are some things we would rather not document, some experiences we would rather just forget…”