i am Probably Asleep

i am Probably Asleep

Tru right here on Saturday.
It has been three years since i’ve had considered one of these “occasions”

Generally begins with muscle weak point then strikes to nausea and many others,
however right now’s Started about 10am,
with that feeling of time displacement that i affiliate with immediacy of mind issues.

You recognize on sci-Fi movies,
once they present only a few moments of time displacement delay?

You’re behind your self, blurred, attempting to catch up.
That’s what it felt like for me.
Then muscle weak point and nausea adopted inside about 30seconds.
I didnt discover my child aspirin, however took the total aspirin sitting on countertop.


In truth i’ve few recollections of the previous 6 hours.
i do know husband (Man) introduced me a cup of soup sooner or later,
and that i ate slightly bit earlier than falling asleep once more.
i do know one other time i walked a number of ft to the lavatory
and virtually didn’t make it due muscle weak point and nausea.
Then went again to sleep once more.

i can solely name it an “occasion”,
as a result of even tho i’ve mild-to-moderate cerebro-vascular illness
docs haven’t confirmed that these are small strokes.
They’ve extensively examined for seizures through the years, however not confirmed that both.
… so i simply name it an “occasion” till we’ve extra conclusions.

October 2016 i had an “occasion” over the past steps of the final stroll i took on my own.
I used to be on return from the Harbor; it hit when i used to be virtually to the door.
Received within the door and maneuvered to the sofa.
We had firm on the time, and so they walked inside from open air.
i attempted to inform husband what occurred
however no sound got here out, and people have been busy speaking … so nobody observed.
i attempted a pair instances extra, then fell sleep.
That’s Life.

Sure; i’ve tried going to hospital a number of of the instances,
however by the point i’m truly seen they can’t actually inform me something.
They take a look at and take a look at and take a look at, however by no means actually any outcomes.
Hospital go to means no relaxation;
can not sleep within the ready room, and too chilly to sleep in Emergency Room.
Which means the primary full day of alternative for mind cell renewal is Misplaced.
So except blatant “stroke” signs like slurred speech or paralysis,
i simply sleep and sleep and sleep.


After these occasions my walker is crucial (even inside the home),
as stability and muscle power will be very unreliable for a number of days.

After these occasions i sleep and sleep and sleep some extra.
i determine cell renewal is barely potential in sleep,
so any sleep after an “occasion” is a free ticket for higher mind well being.

I sleep as a lot as potential afterward,
often sleeping virtually the total first day and far of the subsequent few days.
Usually takes a few week of additional sleep
earlier than i don’t really feel the necessity for additional sleep
(aside from my normal late-morning-to-noon nap).

So you continue to wont see me a lot on FaceBook or different webinars, and many others.

If i’m not on-line … then i’m in all probability asleep.

Sunday morning:  Slept whole 18 hours yesterday; 10 hours through the day plus eight hours at night time.  Capable of maneuver with out walker this morning, however is not going to try doing outdoors chores.  Trying again over my notes from 2016 (when i had about 6 “occasions”) jogs my memory to maintain the walker REALLY shut for a number of days, and delay any “train” for a few week.  Made some revisions to what i wrote, above, and i’m headed again to mattress.

So, even tho i’m not on-line a lot this week, need to remind that You’re vital to me.



THIS WEEK together with every day Dementia Mentors’ video chats, i’ll (or could NOT) be part of

DAA Discussions on Thursday.
This week’s subject is “Dementia Pleasant & Dementia Mates Initiatives”. It is going to be hosted by Mike Belleville (with skilled Tammy Pozerycki) at 10am Pacific Time, 11 Mtn, Midday Central, and 1pm Japanese Time. These discussions are free and open to each individuals with dementia and care-partners. See you there ! >> https://daanow.org/our-initiatives/connect-and-engage-with-others/dementia-discussions/ .

Additionally dont overlook upcoming conferences under (which i’ll NOT be attending as i’ve no funding):
Jun 20-22: DAA convention in Atlanta GA on June 20-22 >> https://daanow.org and
Jun 24-26: LewyBody LBDA convention in LasVegas June 24-26 >
> http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/reside/programs/lewy-body-dementia/ .

i hope to attend Teepa Snow’s convention in November, so preserve an eye fixed out for that.

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UPDATE: ((Beforehand, i had a discover right here at base of every entry with announcement and Emblem for HealthLine 2019 Finest Alz Blogs. To my shock, after HealthLine contacted me in January with proven fact that i used to be included in 2019 Finest Alz Blogs, then saying it publically on March 18, ten days later they determined in opposition to together with writers with Gentle Cognitive Impairment, and eliminated this weblog from their itemizing, leaving just one first-person perspective. Now i’m deleting every of these bulletins of my inclusion on HealthLine Finest Alz Blogs for 2019. i hope they quickly determine to incorporate no less than one different first-person perspective of their “Finest Alzheimers Blogs”.)) >> https://www.healthline.com/well being/alzheimers-disease/best-blogs-of-the-year


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