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: August 2016
Compared to Monday we had both had a reasonable amount of sleep last night. It’s amazing how a night’s rest helps to clarify early morning thoughts and I’ve had my thinking hat on from 4 am. I have decided to … Continue reading
I have just woken after a much needed 2 hour siesta. What a relief to catch up on some sleep after the events of last night. For a while I didn’t know where I was when I woke up. This has given … Continue reading
Things nearly got out of hand at 11.30 pm last night. Maureen woke up and came into my bedroom like a hurricane wanting to know where the other people were. I woke up in a daze and mumbled something about … Continue reading
Maureen and I met on the landing at 4 am this morning embarking on two different missions: mine to make the bathroom; hers to get up. We had landed in different quarters last night as she wanted the marital bed … Continue reading
Task for Day One: My Blog aims to share an honest account of our journey with dementia. I sincerely hope that outlining our experiences is as much help to others as the incredible support that we receive from fellow … Continue reading
I had to apply DNA in large amounts at 2 am this morning when Mrs Dementia was in full flow: if I had absorbed Maureen’s vitriol I would never have got back to sleep. My dear wife was letting me have it … Continue reading
Early on in our journey Yvonna our local Lloyd’s Pharmacist alerted me to the importance of DNA once your loved one has a diagnosis of dementia. Her message of Do Not Absorb became particularly pertinent yesterday. I returned home from my meeting with … Continue reading