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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When I finally decided to get up this morning, very tired after a difficult night, I thought I had made a stupid mistake during yesterday’s meeting with our Key Worker. On reflection, I had spent too much time chatting about … Continue reading
It was warm enough in Cleethorpes yesterday to remind us of the beautiful holidays we spent in Corfu. The memories of those hot days scrambling over the rocks from Kalami to Agni Bay taking in the White House, pictured above, came … Continue reading
I had a rude awakening from yesterday afternoon’s siesta. I rushed downstairs to find a neighbour at the door, with Maureen standing in her drive looking rather forlorn. As we tried to entice Maureen back home she stormed off saying … Continue reading
After a much better night, I realise how mental exhaustion has sapped my ability to think clearly. Yesterday our Key Worker came to our rescue with a Night Sitter who has been a breath of fresh air for both of us. … Continue reading
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
Truce broke out in the ongoing hostilities here yesterday as Maureen and I spent a peaceful day together. The day got off to a good start as for once we woke up together in the same bed. This meant early morning tea … Continue reading
I need to sort myself out and get back into a sensible routine following Maureen’s stay in Respite Care. Firstly, I need to resume blogging on a daily basis as it is an important therapy and a means of keeping on … Continue reading
Yesterday turned into a marathon and it was almost 5 ‘o’ clock before we were able to hit the sack this morning. Following an evening telephone conversation with a G P, I decided to take Maureen to Grimsby Hospital. The … Continue reading
Maureen has been sleeping for the last hour something that had proved difficult during her five nights in Homefield House. I was informed this morning that she had not been to bed for the last 48 hours after turning in … Continue reading