Hello I’m Paul welcome to my blog.
This is the story of our journey: an honest account of our lives after Maureen's diagnosis of dementia following stroke in February 2014.
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Monthly Archives: May 2016
This morning I have rebranded my Blog this in response to the second task in Learning The Fundamentals course that I’m now following: the rationale behind these changes are fully explained on that page. I have also included a Gravatar … Continue reading
Yesterday’s aspirations to have a Lazy Afternoon were completely fulfilled with us both enjoying a good siesta. Our problems came late evening when boredom took its toll: Maureen freely admitted that she sleeps when she is bored and I … Continue reading
I’m hoping for a ‘Lazy Sunday Afternoon’ today after spending a large part of yesterday completing my repairs to the fence.. Maureen spent most of the day on the sofa as I responded to my neighbours call to replace a … Continue reading
We tried something new last night and both seemed to enjoy the experience: with a King Sized Bed a foursome was no problem. The only difficulty that emerged was when I reached out to hold Maureen’s hand around 3 am … Continue reading
Maureen had what is common parlance following stroke a ‘Duvet Day’ yesterday: all she wanted to do was sleep. In her case it was a sofa day and the ‘bear facts’ as you will see from the photo below were … Continue reading
Maureen and I had a lovely day together yesterday and this morning has started on a positive note. We structured our day really well yesterday and reaped the benefit. Leaving the remaining work on the fence to a handyman helped … Continue reading
Yesterday was very challenging with marked fluctuations in Maureen’s presentation; particularly her mood. She slept for most of the morning and just about raised herself from the sofa before Charlotte our carer left. Clarice her aunty visited in the … Continue reading