Tag: dementia

Journal 8-8-2010

Today is Sunday. I thought it was Monday. I believed it so much I believed the date/time stamp was messed up on my laptop. So much so that I rebooted my satellite dish, downloaded new programming and it was only when the tech said, laughingly, “It’s Sunday, Ms Bedderd. Nothing is broken. Happens to us …

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Interview with Richard Taylor

  Richard Taylor is one of the best-known authors and speakers about dementia from a personal perspective. Richard was diagnosed with dementia, probably of the Alzheimer’s type, when he was 58 years old. What he has written and speaks about relates to persons with all types of dementia, not just Alzheimer’s Disease. Through his book …

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I lost my way in the kitchen today

It began as mornings do: stretching and slow moving out of bed, ballet tiptoes at the dining room table, and then to take morning meds. Suddenly I was confused and went to my office – the burgundy couch with my new laptop waiting. I opened it as I usually do (with great reverence and respect) …

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About Vicki’s Voice

In July, 2009, I was diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) – Picks disease. Looking back, there were symptoms, but no explanation for what I was experiencing. As happens with most of the estimated 250,000 people with FTD in the United States alone, the correct explanation and diagnosis didn’t come until the disease had been progressing …

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FTD not just bouquets

Today was a black day. I didn’t want to harvest on my FB farm, or cook in my virtual cafe. I didn’t do the exercises I desperately need to maintain my “buns o’steel”, and learn to walk better. Living with this disease is a quiet thing. I have days, like today, where I can’t move …

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