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Looks like the saga of her bathroom continues. Her bathroom bin has not been emptied for days. Not long ago I had to complain because it was full not just with pads but she had got confused and urinatsd in it. At the same time I found a commode pot in there which had been used a good few days before. I assume it was because she had been asked to do a urine sample and got in a muddle. The smell when I picked up the lid was enough to knock you out. After all that you would have thought they would
Going to see Ma this morning, I think I'm getting the hang of this blogging milarky.
I think I should be able to get to it quickly now without having to start ranting at my man, he's been brilliant but nobody should have to put up with it the whole time. I'm not good at keeping things to myself.
need somewhere to rant quickly. another phonecall 2nite to let me know that she had2 stay at louses 2nite. ok once she spoke to me
Just sat here trying to be fair to my family,husband and children but also to my mum
I took my daughter aged 8 to see mum yesterday in the home.The carers were becoming increasingly busy as the home fills.Normally they kept an eye on the residents.
My mother sat with me,a bit spaced out and I tried to read to her.my daughter occupied herself drawing pictures for mum at a nearby table.
Along comes Lizzy or doh,doh,soh as we call herShe grabs hold of my daughter
I don't know how to start saying what I feel and what I am going through. I myself am very confused.
I am not even sure if I do have dementia or not but only thing I know I am not the same as 1 year ago. I was one of those persons who was very active and work was my life. My work is my passion. I live and breath it.
Suddenly I am finding I am losing my coordination, By evening I am forgetting what I did in the morning. People around me are noticing this as well. I am