Clarity of Thought: “I am not stupid, but at this rate my bits of brilliant insight will be scattered across space … like the sparkling milky way.” — TLK
These are recent excerpts from FaceBook page of my fellow Person With Dementia (PWD) friend, retired Doctor David Kramer, who is “Living Well with Alzheimer’s”: Living Well with Alzheimer’s Sept 26, 2014 at 7:31am: Words count. Those of us with Alzheimer’s and related dementias are very sensitive to what is said to and about us. […]
Today I want to tell you about my fellow PWD (Person With Dementia) friend, Robert Bowles, and what motivates him for living with a dementia diagnosis well. The introduction is by his daughter Ashley on July 1, 2014: I sit here a grateful, amazed, and proud daughter. … My Dad inspired me as a pharmacist, […]
I am not stupid but my thought process is definitely distorted and causes problems with my decision-maker. … the problem is that these are symptomatic of my decision-making process and I never know when it will become dangerous.
Nightmares of Harry Urban We talk a lot about what our life is like during the day time hours. It is hard and sometimes frightening. We struggle and get so confused. Have you ever thought what our nights are like when you are sleeping? That is when we walk through our Hell, all alone. […]
Reality has rotated; “Consensus” reality (recognized by other persons in my everyday environment) has stepped back and feels more distant — displaced somehow by vivid, ultra-realistic dream reality. … My night-time life is scary but rewarding … and exhausting. My life is very exhausting.