Current draft of my oral presentation at Australia
My ability to make a difference pre-diagnosis, and ability to make a difference post-diagnosis are very different. In the very-big-picture of what differences I can make while living on earth, I would pick the much larger differences with my post-diagnosis life. In the really big picture I can effect my main goal of demonstrating Truthful Loving Kindness much better post-diagnosis. Maybe not in my lifetime, but I will write as long as possible … and eventually the PWD voice will be recognized as very valuable asset for those who have relationship of any kind with a PWD. And that is a big deal to me because relationships make life worth living.
This Dementia Trail is a very bumpy trail with tangles of thistles!! As we go, we can sign-post some of the dangers for those following behind, and I think that is what we do with our writings. Coaches & on-lookers can observe and assist, but we on the Dementia Trail itself have a unique perspective. Someday there will be a cure, and we hope the trail will not last long enough to become a well-worn path. But in the meantime … Thank you, Harry, for continuing to shine the light on your path, in order for us to better see our own paths.
Dissatisfaction does not connect with source of dissatisfaction – just too vague. … I know there is decaf in my teeny motel-sized coffee pot. I picture mug full but can’t remember how I get it that way. What do I do first?
Tru here. 2014 was the year I realized that, in an ideal world, the collective lived experience of Persons With Dementia (PWD) would be a rich resource for dementia professionals (or any person) dealing with PWD. 2014 is the year I began hallucinations, and then began Aricept prescription. Aricept much improved my hallucinations, recognition of […]