Category: FTD

Contrasts

Looking for some light TV entertainment a couple of weeks ago, I decided to watch an episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus, a 1969-1974 BBC television series I hadn’t watched in many years. It was just what I remembered: zany, high-energy, silly… British humour on steroids! Did I mention silly? It was great fun to …

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Christine Bryden: A conversation about dementia

Yesterday, July 17, 2014, was the 5-year anniversary of Vicki receiving her diagnosis of having something called “Frontotemporal Dementia” (FTD), and was told she had only 6 months to 2 years left to live. I visited Vicki 4 weeks later. She’d been trying to find out as much as she could about this disease. One …

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Sims, Design, and FTD

Thanksgiving

I am a diehard The Sims FreePlay gamer. I work hard on it every day because (1) I enjoy it, and (2) It forces me to think sequentially, which is the hardest part of my disease (Frontotemporal Dementia – FTD). And I am proud of the work I have done. I’ve begun posting photos of …

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Elbow Texting: Call for Help

Roller Coaster

I’ve been visiting Vicki for a few days. When I arrived, Vicki was having one of the best days she’d had in quite a while. I haven’t seen her with this much energy in a long time. She told me she’d had a great visit with her daughters the evening before, and was enjoying a …

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