Travelling the road of grief

My blog today was meant to be a more light-hearted and happy one, but there has been a new development on my road of grief. This morning at 6.50am I received a text message to say another friend had died, a nursing friend from the 1980’s. She had only been diagnosed a few weeks ago,…

A good life…

We were out shopping earlier today, and as we left home, I said to my husband I am in love with today! His retort was, what is so good about today with what is happening to you and us? No time was required to answer this as almost two years ago I was diagnosed with Motor Neurone…

Adelaide Fringe 2012

OMG, isn’t life exciting! It opens up so many new doors, to so many new and interesting pathways and destinations. Some time after being diagnosed with a rare younger onset dementia, I decided to share my personal story of living with dementia and how I use it as motivation to live a fuller life. Being…

Grief… disability… growth?

My life sometimes seems to have been so full of tragedy it has sometimes been hard to breathe. 26 years ago, a man I had loved took his own life. He was 35 years old, a successful doctor with a brilliant career and a life full of friends and family. I was 27. He suffered…