02-08-2019 08:28 PM - edited 02-08-2019 08:29 PM
After a few days of being in between houses, we are now in our new home, furniture to follow (vendors kindly left a few pieces to tide us over. )
I have lost my voice, Mr Darcy not helping, refusing to speak to my mum when I rang to tell her we had arrived. He is now whimpering on the bed.
02-08-2019 11:04 PM
Well done 👍 @Darcy thats a mammoth event !! You deserve a big sleep and some quality self care whatever that means for you !!
We moved into our first home that we owned three years ago and it was a massive change for MsS as our rental was next door to our best friends ... moving away from them was very very hard for MsS ... I think I found it a bit of both as it was nice to have a bit more privacy and when we do see each other now it is deliberate quality time not rushed or intrusive ... anyway I was trying to say that MsS was quite impacted by the move and I wish we had have been more watchful for that at the time as she ended up escalating into a difficult hypomanic episode rapid cycling with depression .. ending in a car accident due to sedation effect of new meds at the time underestimated ... so my advice, and I know you don’t need it as you already are super vigilant from what I can tell, is to watch MrD like a hawk for any signs - esp related to driving - I wish I had have avoided that and not dismissed the wonky driving I observed of MsS the morning she dropped me at the train station and on her way to Bunnings to get stuff for the new house she side swiped a bus ... the bus didn’t notice but our car had significant damage and it rattled MsS so much I had to come home immediately in the train and take the bus ironically to come and fetch her from Bunnings in tears ... I knew her driving had deteriorated and I should have not let her drive on - she has no insight when she Is like that and relies on me to draw the line ...
that’s all - just a story that I wanted to share in case you ever doubt your gut instincts when observing Mr D in next few months x Sophie x
05-08-2019 07:37 PM
Am watching him @Sophie1 feeling a bit sad, Mr Darcy has left 6 draws out of a unit for me to put in as he could not work out which slot each went in to 😔.
He is however tidying up and putting things away, just need to keep an eye that things go in appropriate spots 😀.
06-08-2019 04:06 PM
09-08-2019 10:21 PM
@Darcy Did MrD not know how to do the drawers because of medication side effects possibly ? I know MsS can definitely be cognitively impacted by certain meds ... anyway either way it’s sad to see our loved ones lose abilities - I hope you are feeling ok today and looking after yourself and MrD and finding some ways to have little bits of joy in your day xx
15-08-2019 09:20 AM
Mr Darcy in pain again, think it has been brewing but he refused to do anything about it, now it is acute. Have booked him in to see GP. Hoping it is not another orthopaedic complication.
15-08-2019 09:31 AM
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