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HAPPY NEW YEAR, to one and all, day one of this new year has past, and now once again I can breathe,. All that fuss and having to get dressed up, yes it was fun, but now i can my routines back.
New Year 2010, I was in a semi suicidal state, Its a blur but there was i (believed) no-one more determined of finding a way to just not BE here than me.
Today although it has no true meaning 7.1.11 I am relatively fit and i know in a much better state than that of that time.
I don't know what is going on but my uncle appears to be showing signs of significant improvement. No need to pat me on the head, I know it is highly unlikely because of his diagnosis, just wanted to record he is much better than 6 months ago and has shown signs of consistent improvement now for several weeks. I would go even further and say today (after telephone conversation with my mum) he is not mentally incapable. Tomorrow he may not be the same I realise this, but still think something odd
I am going on a course called "Caring with Confidence" and "Caring for someone with Dementia". Has anyone done this course or does anyone know what it entails?
Thanks for any advice!!
Brian had two definite TIAs over this period, in the late afternoon of Christmas Day and at the same time on January 3rd, which both resulted in his leaning very much to his left, inability to keep awake and his walking reduced almost to zero.
Looking back in the diary I see that I thought he could have had further TIAs on the 20th and 23rd December as well. On three of those four occasions we had had visitors, all family, and I am wondering if the effort of "being sociable"
Well I stayed in, waiting for a workman to come, he didn't, although he'd told me he'd be here today.
A whole day of waiting, wasted. I could have gone out for a walk, or to see Hubby, or something to relieve the monotony. The weather get's me down, I'm not at my best in winter anyway, think I've got s.a.d. although I think the weather controlls everyone's mood to a certain extent.
I've managed to stick to my 'healthy eating plan' for three whole days.It should show on the scales soon,