ellis has a lucid day
This episode was obviously about a lot of things, but for me, it was really about Alzheimer痴 disease. How devastating it is to families, how it turns spouses and children into caretakers, how it robs people of their memory, their identity. The concept of someone with this disease having a lucid day is real. The disease varies for everyone, but experts we talked to said that patients have bad days and good days and then sometimes they have great days where it seems like they are their old selves. Maybe it痴 a moment, maybe an hour, for some a whole afternoon, but we were fascinated with the idea of getting this time, this gift, and knowing that it痴 only temporary. What would you do with that one day?
Ellis and Richard. With him she lets her guard down and we see her be vulnerable. And when she tells Richard that she wishes she could do things differently, she made so many mistakes, if she could do it all over, she壇 be fine with being happy, like Meredith says she痴 happy, that she壇 be satisfied to just be ordinary �
Because that痴 really what it痴 all about. We have to cherish the time that we have here, and love the people who surround and support us, even if they make us crazy. Because things happen. Brain surgery, and Alzheimer痴 and weddings. And the worst thing is to come to the end of your life and realize, like Ellis, that you should have tried harder.
the "i'm so unfinished" sentence, remember?