Today is one of my strange, out-of-my-body days. I’m so aware of something not being right within me. I see the World as if I’m in my head, looking out. My hands look a mile away and not belonging to me. Everything is distant. It is as if […]
I’m Living With Dementia...I’m not dying of it!
I’m doing everything I can to slow, stop and reverse our Dementia!
Here is a brief introduction to how the brain works, Dementia and the most common forms of Demetia. Thanks to the Alzheimer’s Society.
I’m often told things that I just have no idea about. It doesn’t really worry me but, it is so frustrating both for those asking the question, I often see and feel their frustration, and for me, because I so much want to be apart of our past. […]
I know what the word is, or think I should know what it is but, with each attempt at saying it, it just seems to jump around and temps me with other words, that may have some sound like connection, but often no meaningful one. They don’t come […]
When I was growing up in the 60s, Cancer was rare and dementia even rarer. My Grandad died in 1967, in a Lichfield Care Home, of Senility. I had no idea that this had anything to do with Dementia. I was told that he had finally gone mad. […]
Cortisol is your body’s main stress hormone. It works with certain parts of your brain to control your mood, motivation, and fear. I was listening to an article about Cortisol and they gave symptoms that are particular to increased levels of Cortisol in your body; increase of body […]
I used to be fairly good with birthdays and other important dates, but now, they are just not there. Without my Calendar, I wouldn’t remember any of them. The strangest of these dates that I don’t remember, or that have any meaning to me, personally…my own birthday. This […]
This is my place, limited but, meets my needs now and minimal is best… You will see Finn, my 15 year old support dog and great companion. Maybe the most important part here. If you have any questions, then please be free to ask away… a comments form […]
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