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The Great Debit Card Mystery...subtitled...the magic of the postal service
On one of my visits to mum last week she told me that she had tried to use her debit card in the cash machine only the machine ate her card. She then went on to tell me that she had had a run in with several members of staff at Morrison's who had a right go at her, accusing her of breaking their cash machine so she went off home in a huff.
A few days later she told me the same story but added
Originally Posted by ldinn
I'm new to this blog, so I'm really hoping someone can help me.
My Mom was diagnosed with Dementia back in January this year. She's since been subscribed Aricept, 10mg. She hasn't gotten "alot" worse since January, no better, though, and we were told that's what would happen.
Problem is, my Mom has been getting up about 4-5 mornings out of 7 throwing up, for over a year now. She's had every test done to rule out anything physical.
i dont know why, but somehow this is my worst day. my mom is dead almost 5 weeks and i just broke down so hard it was unreal. i cant stop crying.this year finally broke me into a thousand pieces. i wonder if my heart will ever rreally heal.the 1 day i truly needed my mother and shes gone.she was wise and would have advised me properly as she always did. i feel lost. my sister stole my inheritance. i dont want the money. i wanted to give in my mom and dads memory to alzeimers research and cancer
Hi, this is new for me (first time user). I moved back with my parents a few years ago as my father was getting more confused, he eventually got diagnosed as suffering from alzheimers but that took time! My mum then had a stroke, followed by bowel cancer and unfortunately died last November.
I am now my fathers main carer, my sister lives very near (but has her own family & business) and I have a full time job. I have got helpers to get Dad up during the week, but he is getting