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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Great suggestion Tru!
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You and your husband are such a wonderful team. I think the days of the week on underwear is very smart!
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