Alice Fitzpatrick had always wanted children. The day she found out she was going to have a baby, she was elated. Unfortunately, happiness turned to sadness when tragedy struck, and Alice lost the baby. Years went by. Alice was unable to conceive again, but when she had given up hope of ever having any children, her doctor told her she was going to be a mother. When her baby girl was born, it was a day she thought she would never forget. Later she not only forgot the day she was born but who she was. This is a heartwarming story of a woman caring for her mother after a difficult diagnosis and realizing the heart never forgets.
Author Barbara Dando lives in upstate New York with her fiancé, Jack, and her dog, Emily. NY is where she has lived most of her life. She has been a nurse for over twenty years, working on a medical/surgical unit and rehab per diem in various doctors’ offices and currently in the Department of Corrections. In her free time, she likes quilting, reading, and crafting and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren. This is her first book, and it is particularly meaningful to her because her mother suffered from dementia/ Alzheimer's. Barbara believes that by reading this book, others who have family members diagnosed with the same condition will realize they are not alone in their struggle.