Dementia mum and me

Crowded shops are not for Mum anymore…

Crowded Shops are not for mum!

Christmas is fast approaching.  

 

The monthly paid workers have been paid and this Saturday promises to be a busy one.

Not thinking, my only thoughts were with my daughter who works for a shop which is famous for being uber...

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Mums opinion of Rak-Su (xfactor)

 

She makes me chuckle  :)

 

If you don’t watch xfactor you might not know . Rak-su are amazing. Since day one of singing “I’m feelin’ you” til now they are a gorgeous manly bunch of grooving, funky moving, tune blasting loveliness....

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Forgetfulness at the Garden Centre

The Garden center

 

Driving past the garden center recently mum announced, “Ohh Milbrook, we have to go there, not been there in ages.”

Yes she asks a lot but then I think I would ask a lot too if I knew I was on borrowed time.

I would want to cram everything...

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November begins

November begins

Halloween has come and gone, thank goodness. I’m not a fan.

Mum loved giving the children the sweets and going totally overboard with praising them on their costumes. Which they loved in return.

A firm believer in the entire theory of seeing her happy...

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Mum joining group therapy

Soul destroying. Yet not for mum. She was laughing louder than before. Which doesn’t always mean a good thing. She can be super nervous sometimes when she laughs so loudly. This day saw us checking out the local group therapy.

Inappropriate behavior is not uncommon with...

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Dementia Mum and Me

Weddings and castles and dementia

Mum was a young girl once too. She was cheeky and a little naughty.

Now she seems more naughty than she used to be! But way back when, she used to work as a tea lady, pushing the trolley from office to office and being famous for screeching out, “tea...

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A new book to write

A new book to write

New pages.  A book born from fear.  From knowing. Realising that this is really happening.

Mum has dementia.

Midnight approaches as the film ends on the TV.  Moments alone of comfort in my bed.
Time to escape, to think of something new. Watching a film brilliantly...

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Dementia mum and me

Where’s my head at?

August 15th 2017. Forgetting to boil the kettle as I made my coffee with cold water, I shook my head in gentle disbelief at myself. A rude awakening this morning/early hours as I came round from a dream. My heart was beating frantically and not actually feeling right at all....

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