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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: December 2016
It took me a while yesterday morning to understand what was behind Maureen’s question of ‘have I got to go to school today?’ After a little probing, she told me she wanted to be with her friends so they could … Continue reading
We made it to Nottingham, but it may have been a bridge too far as Maureen is significantly disorientated this morning. Girl Tuesday played a sterling role yesterday in persuading Maureen to get into the chauffeur driven Volvo. Tim, the man behind … Continue reading
Maureen woke up this morning clearly thinking I was her dad. This is not something new and I no longer find it upsetting. The important thing is that she feels safe in my company; irrespective of who she thinks I am. … Continue reading
Originally posted on george rook:
I realise I haven’t been looking forward to Christmas this year. I’ve been miserable. Humbug, writ large. Cards have been arriving in the post, people I work with giving them… A little party at one…
The sun shone on the brave yesterday as we seized the day and the clouds stayed away. Maureen was in good form early doors so I hastily rearranged our trip to Coventry and by 11 am we were on the A46 … Continue reading
The good news that I hoped to post today is not going to happen after all. I have decided that tomorrow’s planned trip to Coventry to see my mum is not a good idea, despite arrangements to travel in a chauffeured … Continue reading