Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Much Better Day

I am having a much better day today even though I did not sleep very much during the night.





I just want these horrific headaches to go away, but I suppose as things, are I am still lucky enough to be able to remain active during the day, and that's important to remember.



I must admit that during this period I have been to some very dark places, which is all down to the Lewy Body Dementia, and as there is depression in this illness anyway, it all makes sense.



My only concern is that my hospital does not recognise depression in people with dementia, so its safer to keep well clear of the subject.



But their attitude makes life very difficult for all of the patients, who struggle with living with this illness.










 

Information pack for diagnosis of dementia

The other day I found this old 2006 blog about the information pack we were given, after my diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia in County Durham...