Sunday newspapers and a magazine introduced me to this woman. Dementia, alzheimers, frontal lobe dementia, people with amnesia from traumatic brain injuries, people who have had strokes, the Pandemic which has lasted almost two long years has not been in our favour. Why? There is a need for stimulation, engagement, chat, gatherings like choirs. Wendy is an inspiration. She was diagnosed with dementia in her 50’s, at the time she held an important organisation role within the NHS which she had to leave. But she did and Wendy applied something inherent in her personality and adapted. Wendy does not say “she suffers” from Dementia but says she lives with it. Wendy now in her early 60’s has written two books, she has a form of mentor to assist her. Lifelong learning is so very important.
It’s been such a crazily busy month that it was inevitable that good days would be followed by bad days…and I’ve had so many hazy days of late because of it, but sometimes you have to put up with the bad to allow the good to happen….I even published 2 blogs on Friday when one was meant for yesterday🙄
It may sound strange but on foggy days in my head, I feel quite at one with the weather if it’s foggy too and feel as though nature has tuned itself into me as I walk through the haze.
It was on one such day last week that I wrote this blog…..
I woke with the familiar tell tale signs; the hazy feeling, the emptiness. I asked Alexa the day and time and she thankfully filled in the detail of the day. Luckily she told me it was a Saturday, so…
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