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A Broken Mind
I wave goodbye to my family as I leave for my shift,
My work is my profession, an honour, a gift.
How my nan has changed
She will not admit she has dementia which is the worst of it as she cannot get any help or care at her home while not admitting it. I feel so much for my dad as 15 years ago his dad had the disease too, but he was easier to deal with.
Walking along the promenade
I pause in the doorway; Mum is sitting in the bare tabled dinning room with her friend Jan,* a keen conversationalist. It is good to hear the words and laughter flowing between them, even though the sentences no longer make any rational sense to me.