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I dont know why when we are supposed to be sticking together as a family that my sister and mother are sharing more information with one another than with me. Situation is hard enough without feeling left out...
Son visited Brian today, went this morning and he said Brian was calm and quite cheerful, seems the agitation and aggression is only late afternoon/early evenings, probably a form of sundowning.
I went out for couple of hours this afternoon with my sister, had fish and chips for tea, made a nice change.
I have a look at the notes I made when I applied for Continuing Care ready for the review on Tuesday, I think Brian's needs are the same so hopefully we will continue to get CC, we
Survived 4 days at work, day off today, chinese and lots of wine tonight
Not much to say about last couple of days, Daren really helps out when I'm on lates as don't get much time to do stuff for my parents, he's away again tomorrow for three days, don't like that so much
Been a bit sad today thinking about everything and why us, why our family, not just the AD but Mum getting ill so young and stuff, hey ho.....
Tomorrow. Tomorrow we get the diagnosis, one which has already arrived via our caring, sharing NHS. By letter. Unknown whether she got the letter, read it, discarded it not wanting to know. Or left, lost amongst the piles of Christmas cards unsolicited, unanswered by the one who sits and reads the same text again and again perpetuating the normal, unknown if she reads and processes or just turns the pages of an unfulfilling, undigested read.
Tomorrow is D Day, the ultimate, the
After having written about what an enjoyable experience writing mum's life history was I thought i'd share it with you. just hope the link works