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Dementia: Saved By Sheard

David Sheard has prevented me from making a real bloomer on Friday with my planned Pilgrimage To Paddington.  His assertion that feelings matter most has caused me to change my plans in a positive direction. I shudder to think how … Continue reading

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Dementia: Reclaiming Weekends

My sister and her husband will be here at noon with lunch.  They offered, once again to bring all we need to give me a break from my duties as the resident chef.  This fits in very nicely with my … Continue reading

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Dementia: Maureen’s Left Foot

Our day didn’t go at all as we planned yesterday.  Rain stopped play as far as our trip to Louth was concerned then Maureen’s left foot led to us being housebound until early afternoon. Maureen’s left foot rarely feels comfortable … Continue reading

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Dementia: Fabulous Friday

Lots of good things happened yesterday hence Fabulous Friday: Girl Friday put in another sterling performance engaging Maureen throughout her visit.  We will miss her when she goes on Maternity Leave. Maureen’s Occupational Therapist called to offer support on cognitive … Continue reading

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Dementia: ‘Baby Come Back!’

Maureen was in great form yesterday from the moment we ventured downstairs.  Our early morning bird spotting went well as we sat in the dining room watching the comings and goings in our back garden.  Then ‘my baby really come back’ … Continue reading

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Dementia: A Headless Chicken?

I had a stark reminder early this morning that I’m trying to do too much.  Last night I was so exhausted that I went to bed at half-past eight and left Maureen to her own devices. Five hours or so later … Continue reading

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Dementia: Good News and Even Better News

Maureen’s Occupational Therapist phoned with some good news yesterday: Two weeks to go to until Easy2bathe is here. An additional stair rail will be fitted within  a month: Then early this morning I got even better news: Maureen has a cold: I heard … Continue reading

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