Over-Stimulation

“PWD Perspective” Contributions from other Persons With Dementia (PWD): Anonymous,
with Mild Cognitive Impairment.

 

“… I went to (a) baby shower.
It was difficult on many levels for me.

The crowd of people, although just family
…made me anxious.

 

I explained it later to my (family member)

… its like being drunk and trying to pretend like your sober.

I struggled with the games…
who knew baby bingo was so difficult…and

used my sarcasm to cover my embarrassment.

By the end of it,
I was slurring my words and wasn’t able to find them

it seemed they kept slipping away.

It was easier to just smile than to engage in conversation.

 

I came home and felt absolutely exhausted.”

 

Index page for those who wish to remain Anonymous >> https://truthfulkindness.com/index-persons-with-dementia-pwd/anonymous/

 

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