Updated: Feb 27, 2020
In her own words:
“My journey actually began several years ago, 2012 to be exact. I don’t have a history of Alzheimer’s in my family so it wasn’t really on my radar. My first symptoms included difficulty learning and remembering events and conversations. At that time I was working at Intel corporation leading a new division of our inside sales organization. I remember sitting in the office and really struggling to comprehend a training seminar. I was taking notes and doing my best to understand what was being said but it wasn’t sticking. My brain wasn’t able to hold the data.
I continued to write things down, almost word for word so I could brief my staff regarding our technology updates. When I met with them a few days later I had to read from my notes versus speaking from memory which is something that would have been easy for me normall