I am a brain injury Survivor, Family/Caregiver or professional
What do you find most difficult living with a brain injury
I WAS STATIONED AT FORT HOOD TX, IN 1978 , I LIVED OFF POST AND WAS AT STILL HOUSE HOLLOW LAKE , SOME FRIENDS AND I DECIDED TO GO TO A BAR , WE HAD NOT DRANK ANYTHING YET BUT I HAD A MOTERCYCLE AND GOT ON IT AS I DROVE OFF EVERYTHING WENT BLANK I WOKE UP 7 DAYS LATER WITH A COMPOUND FRACTURE , CRUSHED ARM , NO HEARING IN MY LEFT EAR AND DAMEGE TO MY 7 AND 8TH CRAINAL NERVES , I WAS 21 THEN AND WORKED TILL 1997 , NOW I GOT FULL MILITARY PENTION BECAUSE A STAFF SARGEN WENT AROUND A GUY WHO JUST GOT KILLED ON HIS MOTERCYCLE IN TRAFFIC ON FM 2410, AND HIT ME , " THEY SAY " CAUSE I DONT REMEMBER NOTHING OF IT THE GUY WHO PASSED AWAY `S AMBULANCE TOOK ME , I WAS TOLD I WAS REVIVED FROM FLAT LINE 3 TIMES , I NOW HAVE 2 DAUGHTERS BEEN MARRIED 33 YEARS , I PRAISE GOD FOR EVERY MOMENT
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"Dear Kathie,Thank you for your kind comments. Yes, when I started doing research for my book and came across statistics like that, it spurred me on even further to ensure people are aware of the vastness of TBI (Introduction in the book)as well as…"
It's distressing to think that that there are that many poepel who haven't bee diagnosed and are struggling without understanding why and without needed supprts. I'm grateful that you are helping increase awarenss re:…"
Some of your frustations really hit home. In my experience, neuropsych tests can pick up on certain types of cognitive deficits after a tbi,however, there are many, many other aspects of real life, day to day functioning that they don't…"