I am thankful that her hairdresser is back home from her summer trip up north. Here are before and after pic's. I am telling you she looks 10 years younger!
What a huge difference it makes, even to her attitude! Well, most of the time. LOL!! Nothing is easy with this disease. First there is the washing of the hair. You must try to convince her that it has been awhile. Try telling someone it has been over a week who believes she washed it yesterday, herself.
I bought some disposable wash cloths and they can be heated in the microwave so they are toasty warm. I just went up behind her and washed her back with one and then handed her one.. saying, "Give yourself a little wash down with this before you put on that clean shirt to go over to Janet's for your haircut. She acted as though she has had one of these washcloths forever.. washed right up. So, there is another thing to be thankful for!
I am also thankful for my little "studio" in our bedroom where I can go and make cards and play with ink. The hardest part is my startle reflex and that Betty won't knock, she just walks in. I have a lot of coloring out of the lines... waaaay out! LOL I can't imagine she ever walked into a room without knocking before, so this is something she has lost with the dementia. Social skills. EXCEPT, THANK YOU!
Have you ever been thanked too much? Well, 15 thank you's during dinner is a bit much when the thanker expects the thanked to respond with, "you are welcome!" LOL Bob and I tag team now. *smile*
All in all, another week in la la land is about to begin!