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    a vist from my daughter

    Hi Patsy.I just want to say I know that you meant well when you posted and didn't try to cause hurt,You do have a lot on your plate and I wish you well.My daughter wouldn't write on here but I do show her the posts.What she said yesterday was how quickly certain people on here jumped in and...
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    a vist from my daughter

    I hadn't thought of counselling yes it might work.I think I might also stay of here until then because its all too raw at the moment.I need to be able to write on here when im not so upset and people wont get the wrong ideas from my postings.But thankyou everyone for all your help and understanding.
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    a vist from my daughter

    I will always defend my daughter because I love her and know she has a lot to cope with wich she does really well.It doesn't mean its not hurtful when she comes out with things it really shakes me up and makes me feel very sad and depressed about our situations.I came on here to get some advice...
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    a vist from my daughter

    I feel I need to respond to your post,Yes some of the posts have been harsh about my daughter especially from people who don't know the situation.I said she said she wanted to walk away because she doesn't like seeing me like that.But she hasn't done yet.She was being very honest and I am glad...
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    a vist from my daughter

    Thankyou everyone for your input ,You have helped me to decide what to do.I had been mulling over the idea of looking at moving to somewhere I could live with support for a while.But the events recently have really pushed it to the front of my mind.Essies post really hit home and got me thinking...
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    a vist from my daughter

    ive decided that im going to take my doctors advice and look into extra care accommodation.My thoughts are that if I move now whilst I am still aware of things and able to decide my future it will be easier for both my daughter and myself in the long run.Also if I feel comfortable in the new...
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    a vist from my daughter

    I have been posting on here a lot lately about my situation with my daughter.Well she came to see me on Saturday and we had a good talk.I asked her how she felt about my diagnosis and how she was feeling because she's a bit short with me lately.I wish hadn't asked.She said that it felt like she...
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    any ideas about what to do to cope when its all too much

    Hi Shelagh, I like the audio book idea I cant read books anymore and it was one of my greatest pleasures ,I will be giving that a go too.Its often just the things we are familiar with that help but in the midst of the stress I get lost and its hard to focus.
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    any ideas about what to do to cope when its all too much

    Hi Quilty, I had to laugh when I read your reply ,I keep hearing a parrot in my flat and have to go look for it just in case there is one.I cant imagine adding to the menagerie in my head but its good my sense of humour hasn't left me and I can see the funny side.i am going to call in the...
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    any ideas about what to do to cope when its all too much

    Hi Barry, Thankyou for your reply I have also started using this site more lately its good to know others understand what is happening in my life and share it and not be judged.What I really like is being able to talk and get answers without the false sympathy people feel they have to give...
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    any ideas about what to do to cope when its all too much

    Thankyou for your reply,i think I am just going to sit back and take stock of what is happening and just see how things go,It cant hurt can it.But I might just be a bit more vocal when someone chooses to upset me.My daughter is coming over on Saturday so im hoping we can have a proper chat about...
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    Family

    That's so sad Jaffy,People don't realise how excluded they make us feel.We all have a need to be cared about and loved and when we are going through tough times it doesn't help to feel abandoned.Last week my daughter just turned to me and said mom you know you will be going in a home don't...
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    any ideas about what to do to cope when its all too much

    I am wanting some ideas about how others cope who have early onset dementia.I am 58 and have vascular dementia.Really im just asking how people cope when stressed out from trying to not rock the boat and yet still managing to.What works for you.
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    Family

    Good for you Jaffy,I hope others will post on here what helps them through the tough times,I know it would help to have some ideas to cope.:):)
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    Family

    Hi Jaffy,I know exactly how you feel just lately and its awful.In my situation it seems that when my daughter is having a moment and struggling with the ups and downs of my condition,one minute im making perfect sense but ten minutes later im not its ok for her to be frustrated wwith me but not...
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    i keep hearing voices

    Hi Edward,The problem is this.When I hear a noise like people talking to me ,a baby crying ,the tv, a loud noise somewhere ,I still have the normal response to want to pay attention to that noise.Thats how we communicate.I have heard people talking in my bedroom when no ones there and the...
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    house sitting fun

    Hi Suzanna, Thankyou for your suggestion ,my problem is I cannot make my brain recognise the card in my hand when im having an episode.I have my bus pass and bank cards wich look very different but to me whichever card is in my hand is the card I see.I have tried having them in different places...
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    i keep hearing voices

    Hi tweetypie,Ive been hearing a parrot all day today and its been driving me nuts,I start of looking for where the noise is coming from then when I cant find it I ignore it for a while,then I go back to looking for it because my brain has always told me if I can hear something its there.In the...
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    i keep hearing voices

    Suzana, you made me cry you sound so like my lovely daughter too.its so flippin hard to get it right isn't it.were all trying to not make things worse and try not to think to much about the future although in my family we have had a glimpse at it from looking after my mom who had this disease.i...
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    i keep hearing voices

    hi kevin ,I have had hearing tests over last 6 months .the voices and noises are down to my dementia according to my doc,its very scary when I think someones here and don't know where they are,