Category: Dementia Related Post

All Dementia related items. What I have researched, my thoughts and my life living with my Dementia.

Let’s Play the Game!

I’ve never been into board and card games, or any game, really. I’m not sure if I can concentrate long enough and give the time needed! Does that make sense? Lots of people seem to really get into games and get so much out of playing the game. […]

Emotionally Stunted!

Depression. One of those words that is used so much and so little understood. Doctors love depression. It’s a tick box, and once you got a tick, in any box, they can give you something, or more likely, not have to bother with you again! It is one […]

I Woke Up Screaming!

I woke up screaming or shouting! I don’t know what I was yelling about, but it was as if I was screaming at something. I lay there for a while. My heart was beating too fast! I felt like a trapped animal, so alert and wide awake! This […]

I Don’t Want to Wait any Longer!

Good things come to those that wait,Those things, worth having, and waiting till,A time just right, that moment realised,That something incredible, waiting to be known, is still! Expectations are good,That rising cake, that loving hug,To accept that what is known,Not expect that, that is not,Waiting for waiting, too […]

Are you aware?

I’m talking about you being aware that you have Dementia? It is quite disturbing when the above sentence is put to you so directly, but this is the only way you will face it. There seem to be three possibilities: You are aware that you are showing signs […]

How are you Sleeping?

I’ve been looking at sleeping and sleep deprivation’s possible impact on developing Dementia. It does seem more evident that this cleaning system, unique to the brain and separate from the lymphatic system that protects us throughout the rest of our bodies, is a significant player when looking for […]

How do you get to sleep?

At the moment, I do not sleep well. I feel like I’m forever chasing sleep. I’m tired, exhausted, but I can’t sleep! Sleep deprivation causes major mental and health problems; this is a fact. So, the ability to sleep is a vital component of living well. I believe […]

The Does and the Don’ts

As I’ve read posts, it became clear that there is a divide often between those that want to know the diagnosis and those that don’t. It does seem to be divided by which position you are in. If you are the Carer, then you seem to want a […]