Dementia Underwear

Tru here.  Dementia advocacy has been on back burner, and will be for close to a year.  But, as always, I’ve been very busy, so haven’t written about dealing with dementia symptoms much lately.  That doesn’t mean I haven’t been dealing with them tho.

Past few days having added problems with clothes.  Husband asked about it when I had been “getting dressed” for about an hour.  I was still undressed, sitting on bed, huffing.  Explaining kind-of clarified problem.

Getting dressed takes much longer time now, so more time for interruptions.  Gotta go potty, then since i am at sink i realize might as well wash face and brush teeth.  So return to sitting on bed getting dressed.  Obviously not dressed, but i have undies on … So lately, every day i wonder; did i already change them ?

Helpful to have a partner in caring for myself; husband had suggestion.  So now writing day of week on front of undies.  Hopefully this makes my day go easier (at this stage) because i can check my cell phone to see what day it is, and that clarifies things.

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