P: and I've been really cold since I came back, just can't seem to get warm so it's just very diff-, very depressing. Sorry.
D: It's not easy to put up with, this, is it? You're obviously somebody, you like to keep very active and getting around the place and doing what you want to do.’
P: I just don't want it to be on top of me, and it feels like it's on top of me.
D: We've got to reverse that, haven't we? We can't get rid of the dystrophy, but you can be on top of it rather than the other way, rather than the other way round somehow.
This is a beautiful example of sensitive, person-centred optimism, which we can all learn from.