Happy Easter…………

Couldn’t resist posting this wonderful picture of a smiling lamb today……..the clocks go forward this weekend so I’m hoping spirits will be lifted as Spring is knocking at the door……

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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.

8 thoughts on “Happy Easter…………

      1. Hi

        I’ve been reading your blog for some time, and find it very helpful. I was diagnosed about a year ago, and am still getting my head round it all. I find writing about what is going in my life is the best way of handling it. I wanted to send you something that I wrote some time ago, but have no idea how to attach how to attach it…

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