This is dementia. It's not just a memory problem.
What you read in this blog is purely my own personal experience in dealing with Lewy Body Dementia every day.

This is not meant to offer any medical or legal advise.
I have no professional training in care giving or experiences in formal writing.
I'm just a woman that loves her husband deeply and wants to provide him with the best quality of life he can and chooses to have.
My prayer though this is "Lord, What am I learning from this; how can I use it help someone else and to glorify You?"
If just one person finds comfort in this public blog. I will feel like it was a success.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Sometimes you feel like a nut

So, Hubby's been sleeping for 45 mins straight after a night of consistent ups and downs. Stumbles and bangings (NO falls last night) Waking me by pushing, poking, digging, spatting, and squeezing me. Trips to the bathroom every 15 or 20 mins and me repeating, don't get a drink every time you come out of there.

So again, sleeping for 45 mins straight.
I just want to walk over to the bed and shake him real hard and say, "You need to go to the bathroom!?" Then poke him until he gets up.

But I won't.

I get a 4 hr respite today.
I may sleep in my car ;-)

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