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I cannot sleep

Sunday, September 21, 2008


I cannot seem to get the photograph I like to set up properly.
I will have to go to a copy shop, print it, scan it and get it to sit properly on the computer.
My Dad was going to give me a car and then there was something wrong with it and I had to get it repaired. He is 87 and now thinks I just took it from him. I know older people forget recent things. He has been diagnosed with dementia and is on medication. It makes me so sad that he does not remember what the agreement was originally. Some days he does. Other days he screams at me. It just makes me so sad. emoticon
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BLUEBUNTING 10/10/2008 2:24AM

  Hi. I know how you feel in a way. My dad wanted me to have his car and truck. My brothers made sure that I did not get them. They have been so mean to me the only sister they have. They have tried to take my timber or any way they could get my share of money from my father. He gave me the land before he lost his thinking and then my brothers did not like it. You see...It is bad either way.
Just be patient with him. Love him and ignore the bad. He does not mean to bad to you.
Hope you do well. Take Care and God Bless.....lena

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AUBREYJO 10/7/2008 10:42PM

    Grr, I sent a little comment and when I went to post it, it disappeared... so, if I comment twice with about the same message, ignore one of them. emoticon
Sorry to hear about your dad. Just keep in mind, that he is aware he is losing touch with what is happening, so it is going to make him angry. It is going to upset him that he is not in control anymore... And, when you are upset, unfortunately, you take it out on the ones you love.
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My great-grandpa went through that, and when he was out of it, he thought he was young again, and would talk about how he was out sneaking around on my great-grandma because, "She's a meeeeeeeeeeean ol' woman!" emoticon It was sad, and sort of funny at the same time, because my great-grandma sat at the side of his bed, and laughed about him talking about "meetin' up" with his girlfriend... I'm not sure I could be okay with it, but hey..,. haha.
Anyway, as for your picture, can you open it up in PAINT... If u can, then go ahead and click the tab that says IMAGE, then FLIP/ROTATE... you can rotate it until it gets to the position you want...
Hope that helps!

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MOTHERHEN51 10/1/2008 7:54PM

  I am so sorry about your sweet dad. Just love him the way he is and remember that he is not the same man who raised you. When the brain is altered, so is the personality. Be so kind and patient with him. My father-in-law also had dementia. On his good days he was confused, and on his bad days he was combative. We just took one day at a time, and tried not to take his behavior personally. Do not take your dad's bad days personally too. Please take care, Hugs, Debbie

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GERRI/POLLYANNA 9/21/2008 7:29PM

    Take a deep breath................ let it out slooowwww ......

How sad about your dad. My husband went through that with his dad. It doesn't seem fair for a person to forget their life and love ones.

Keep your chin up.... Try to remember and think of the good times you had with your dad.

Good luck with your picture !!

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