Nick Smith
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What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
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June 22nd of last year, I suffered a mTBI after a random assault. They hit me so hard that my brain bounced off my skull and left me with a contusion and hematoma on the left frontal lobe. The bleed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debi May 11, 2013.

Anyone in Las Vegas or surrounding area?

I'm looking for people in the Las Vegas area or close by to be friends with, and possibly meet up once or twice a month. I'm having a hard time finding anybody to relate to and I'm starting to feel…Continue

Started Jan 18, 2012

Is this as good as it gets?
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Hello. So in June of 2011, I was assaulted from behind while walking in to a McDonalds. At the time I was intoxicated, as I was coming back from the Fremont St Experience in Las Vegas. I was brought…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by SUSAN FOX Apr 20, 2012.

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Debi replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"Nick, I hope this note finds you feeling better. I was reading your story and very sorry to hear about the frustration you are feeling which is pretty typical for all who have to deal with TBI. The truth is, there is little information out there.…"
May 11, 2013
ryan peterson replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"life sucks now"
Jan 12, 2013
ryan peterson replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"everything is wrong with us werer disabled  "
Jan 12, 2013
BARB GEORGE replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"Hey there, Your doctors didn't tell you and can't answer you, because they too, don't really know.  It hasn't been as long as it seems... I know.  If they are trying anti-depressants off and on that…"
Jan 10, 2013
Julie replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"all part of the process, hang in you will overcome the obstacles"
Jan 7, 2013
Feelin Fuzzy replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"Check into High Definition Brain Spec Imaging. Location I was very happy with was in Colorado. Ask for brain and brain stem image. Unlike the other scans you have had, spec will show blood flow. You are not going crazy! What you are going through is…"
Jan 3, 2013
Kerry Mischka replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"Nick- Seriously, my thoughts and prayers go out to you.  The world of TBI is one of having to use the one thing that we all seem to be having issues with....our beloved BRAIN.  This site has helped me so much that I am not even on it as…"
Jan 2, 2013
TBI Survivors Network replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"there is not back to normal, but that does not mean there is a better in ways person, who sees things differently, who find new things to love and understands where they have been and excited to see where you end up. Wishing you peace inside as you…"
Dec 28, 2012
Queenie Alexander replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"Oh, silly me, I see that you said that you have had an MRI.  However you have not mentioned any endocrinology, which is what I am suggesting re the hormone performances, notably the pituitary."
Dec 25, 2012
Queenie Alexander replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"Have you had an MRI for diffuse axonal brain injury? Have you had your pituitary gland performance, thyroid function and blood sugar tested? The pituitary is the head gland in the body and it is located in the brain, around the centre and could…"
Dec 25, 2012
jaryd winslow replied to Nick Smith's discussion What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!
"Nick, How are you buddy?  First of all, let me say, the reason you are not getting answers is NOT because people don't want to give them to you, it is because there are no answers to give. TBI, and related head injuries, are now becoming a…"
Dec 19, 2012
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What the hell is wrong with me?? Need help and advice!!!

June 22nd of last year, I suffered a mTBI after a random assault. They hit me so hard that my brain bounced off my skull and left me with a contusion and hematoma on the left frontal lobe. The bleed was only a centimeter. I was in the hospital for three days. The first day, the only cognitive problems that I had were mild confusion. I kept repeating the same thing and asking stupid questions. After that day, I only suffered from mild headache, neck pain and a little dizziness. After a month of…See More
Dec 18, 2012
SUSAN FOX replied to Nick Smith's discussion Is this as good as it gets?
"Hi NIck, I am a brain dialog researcher, certified clinical hypnotist and Jin Shin Jyutsu Physio-philosopher Practitioner.  One of the things that has helped me after my car accident twenty years ago is learning Jin Shin Jyutsu.  If you…"
Apr 20, 2012
Debi replied to Nick Smith's discussion Is this as good as it gets?
"Hey Nick: I am so sorry to hear what happened to you, it is extremely unfortunate. By the sounds of it, I don't believe in reading what you wrote that the hospital you were in in Vegas did you any justice. I found a lot of help in seeking help…"
Apr 14, 2012
BARB GEORGE replied to Nick Smith's discussion Is this as good as it gets?
"Hi Polly and all, I too moved to the sea area... and have increased my LIFE by 50% if not more.  For one who lost every day half way thru, and then it was not a fun and happy life, I am one much happier camper!!!   It does take time. It…"
Apr 11, 2012
Polly Prisms replied to Nick Smith's discussion Is this as good as it gets?
"It does get better! A lot better! Slowly. I'd like to add that, sometimes, where you live can affect how quickly your brain gets better. I used to live in the high desert (Carson City, Nevada area), where I experienced very debilitating…"
Apr 11, 2012

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June of 2011 I was randomly assaulted from behind and suffered a mTBI. Contusion + hematoma present on the initial CT scan. My life has changed forever. I joined this community to talk with others who are on the same boat as me, read about their experiences and share my own.
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At 4:49pm on February 3, 2012, Andy said…

hey nick nice to meet you

At 9:13am on January 20, 2012, Beth Bromley said…

Thanks for wanting to hook up with me. I am in the process of advertising and fund raising For The Brain Injury Assoc of Nevada 1st annual state wide walk for thought. Watch my page as I will be advertising for it soon. Great to meet you.

 
 
 

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