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Back From The Hospital [Nov. 4th, 2014|06:46 pm]
Tony Grist
The hospital says my mother's sight has improved since she began the course of injections- which surprises us because it doesn't accord with what we see on a daily basis.

We know, for instance, than she never reads a newspaper story beyond the headline.

But perhaps that has nothing to do with her sight. Perhaps it's because she can no longer hold onto an idea for the length of a paragraph.
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[User Picture]From: pondhopper
2014-11-04 09:43 pm (UTC)
Unfortunately, I think you may be right. My own mother in law stopped reading during the last year or so of her life because she could no longer "interpret" the written word.
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From: cmcmck
2014-11-05 08:16 am (UTC)
Yes.

Sadly this also happened with other half's lovely old aunt who had been an avid reader.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2014-11-05 08:46 am (UTC)
My mother perseveres. She spends most of the morning poring over the Daily Telegraph- but I don't think she takes anything in.
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