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Just a quick update on how my husband is doing - it helps me to keep a record this way
We seem to be having a very relaxed time of it lately. Hubby has just about mastered the new layout for the tv programme menu now that we have switched to Sky HD. His main aim was to learn how to get to the sports channels, and now he knows that, he is as happy as Larry
Yesterday (Saturday), I was up at 7am so that I could go and get the weekly shop out of the way early at 8am.
Hubby had a review at the Memory Clinic today.
I don't normally go into the room with him if he is having a memory test - but I have seen the feedback from previous tests so knew roughly where he was at.
Today though, I was in the same room as him for the test. It was a bit of an eye-opener. I would say that there have been no marked changes in his general abilities since he was last tested in January. However, the test showed otherwise.
He did great
Well, the new Sky+ HD box arrived today. Son set it up and all is working ok. Hubby is struggling though. With the changes/upgrade come a different layout for the tv guide.
It is similar to the Freeview layout which hubby was struggling with earlier in the week (see previous blog post). I thought it might have been a problem with the dull colours used for the tv guide on Freeview - but, no, even with the blue and yellow text used for the Sky guide, he is struggling.
Updated 04-06-2013 at 11:10 PM by LynneMcV
It's been a mixed old bag of experiences these past few days - but mostly good.
Firstly we had a day out during the week. It was a coach trip and included a tour of the Kent countryside, a visit to a vineyard (with wine tasting) and a steam train ride with a posh cream tea.
My husband did really well. Granted, we had a two week period beforehand of him asking several times per day when we were going on the trip itself - but at least he knew there was a trip on the way!
Originally Posted by LynneMcV
Well, it's been a day and half!
Due to hubby's growing lack of awareness over danger issues, I got around to having a gas fire in the hallway removed today. I noticed several times last winter that hubby had been leaving the mail and items of clothing in the heater when it was turned on - and I don't plan on going through that worry again next winter.
Anyway, the engineer came out about 11.30am. Nice chap, very chatty and got on and did the job.