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My wife has has reached the point now where Sue is up many times during the night looking for me( as i have said before we do not sleep in the same bedroom) and toilet all the time. Sue dose drink a lot right up to going to bed also the question ,your, not mad at me has increased to at least once every 4 minutes. Why Sue is saying this we have no idea she has all the love in the world because of this Sue sleep late and therefore her eating has gone out of sink missing one meal. We will try to get
Since we started with Christmas december the 1st my wife has suddenly got worse. She has always loved xmas we have noticed this the last few years so this was a big mistake that my daughter and i regret,next year we will wait till Xmas week or is there any alternative that could be suggested by any one. We hope she will recover afterwards as usual but there was always a slight loss in her condition.Advice welcome.
Originally Posted by smashie
Dad's 78, been having mental health problems for 18 months now, (what was once termed as a breakdown), anxiety, depression..but despite help from the professionals, medications, blood tests,eye exams and a whole lot of other things, it all came to a head a week ago, when I felt it necessary to phone for an ambulance. He has been a patient within an appropriate hospital since then.He once had obsessions, no matter what about, we'd sort it and there'd be another pop up!...anyway long story short,
i feel so sad and lonely Although my daughter and son are very supportive to me.Friends and other family members drop away with promises to visit they don,t seem able to know what to say when around my wife. Sue is scared most of the time and i feel bad that this once in our lives i cannot help her with this. if only i could take it away from her i would have it myself she is such a lovely person, much better than i. Never do i communicate in this way normally but Alzheimers and the big Dementia
This is just testing the blog - please ignore