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I meant to say so that I could wear them!

1 year, 11 months ago on Designer Crochet: Rodarte

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Love, love, LOVE those shoes and wish I was 30 years younger!

1 year, 11 months ago on Designer Crochet: Rodarte

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 @CrochetBlogger  @danidoesdoilies  @susiehewer Hi Dani, so sorry to hear that Alzheimer's runs in your family.  Currently in the UK there is a major research study looking at the genes that could be related to the development of Alzheimer's.  

 

As Kathryn says, Alzheimer's is the most common form of the many forms of Dementia.  Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by certain diseases or conditions (eg Dementia with Lewy Bodies, Vascular Dementia, Fronto-temporal lobe Dementia and others) but not just aged-related.  Sadly there are more and more cases of early-onset Alzheimer's.

2 years, 2 months ago on Giveaway: 5 Copies of Crochet Saved My Life Up For Grabs

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Hi Kathryn,

 

I'm in the UK so can't take part in your giveaway but I just wanted to say well done for speaking out about your issues.  The reason I started to speak out about my mum's dementia was that people spoke as if she'd brought it on herself, as if a mental illness was something to be ashamed of and never mentioned!  

 

8 years later it does sometimes still feel like an uphill battle but if more people can find the strength to talk about their own  experiences then eventually we might change people's attitude and take away the stigma of mental illness.

 

Good luck.

 

Susie

www.extremeknittingredhead.blogspot.com

 

2 years, 3 months ago on Giveaway: 5 Copies of Crochet Saved My Life Up For Grabs

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Oooh, don't forget James Walters and Sylvia Cosh!

2 years, 8 months ago on 25 Edgy 1970′s Crochet Designers: Where Are They Now?

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