Acts of random kindness can change your day…..

A few kind words can change the mood of a day completely. A friend of mine included a card in a envelope she sent me this week and it changed an exhausting day into one of simple recognition that, since being diagnosed with dementia, I have met some of the most wonderful, kindest people.
Acts of random kindness are few and far between, but what a difference they make when you’re a recipient – thank you😊

I've missed off the senders name so everyone doesn't expect one but they know who they are........
I’ve missed off the senders name so everyone doesn’t expect a card from her !! – but they know who they are……..
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About wendy7713

On the 31st July 2014 I was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s. I may not have much of a short term memory anymore but that date is one I’ll never forget. I’m 58 years young, live happily alone in Yorkshire, have 2 daughters and I’m currently still in full time employment in the NHS. However, I’m now in the process of taking early retirement to give me a chance of enjoying life while I’m still me. I've started this blog to allow me, in the first instance, to write all my thoughts before they’re lost. If anyone chooses to follow my ramblings it will serve as a way of raising awareness on the lack of research into Alzheimer's. It will hopefully convey the helplessness of those diagnosed with dementia, as there is no cure – the end is inevitable. However, I’m also hoping I can convey that, although we've been diagnosed, people like me still have a substantial contribution to make; we still have a sense of humour; we sill have feelings. I’m hoping to show the reality of trying to cope on a day to day basis with the ever-changing environment that dementia throws at those diagnosed with the condition. What I want is not sympathy. What I want is simply to raise awareness.

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