"You can reach me at email@example.com - not so good at returning phone calls so e-mail is best for me! :) I have been out of the "TBI mtg/support group" loop for a few months now, due to my son's activities and lots of summer…"
Hi, I hope you are happy & healthy. Om shanti is hindy for "peace for your heart/soul". Well, something close to that. There is no literal translation.
Is there a head injury meet that you attend? When you go to the meeting…"
"No worries, Kim! As a matter of fact, I never did cave in to taking those medications although the doctor was well-meaning (I had written that first query months ago) and instead started a brain-based training protocol called "Interactive…"
"Hi again Susan,
I replied to your first answer before I saw this... my apologies. Do you have access to a heart doctor? As I said, I live in Gainesville Florida & there are several available here. I ALWAYS, repeat ALWAYS get a second, even a…"
Would love to hear your stories and advice...I'll look for you at the next mtg and/or will also check the site here on a more regular basis to see what you post. Thnx for your kind offer to share your experiences with all of us!
Hae you tried talking to a pulmonologist? I is very common for head injured individuals to have sleep apnea. A pulmonologist (heart doctor) can arrange a sleep study for you. This may be why you can't stay awake during the day, you…"
Has anyone tried the following:Vyvanse (psychostimulant) to stay awake during the day? One of my doctors is recommending this but wanted to see if anyone has any feedback on this?alsoInteractive Metronome as a way to create new neural pathways to improve areas of the brain impacted by TBI (in my case; shifting/switching, proprioception and impulsivity issues)Thanks, would love to hear any feedback you guys might have!SusanSee More
"Oh Shelah - I wanted to comment abt. your 10 yr. old son beating you at the "Memory" game...I smile because I can relate to that! And how awesome that you spend time playing games with your child - you know some parents wouldn't take…"
"I agree - self doubt is constantly looming in my horizon as well - it seems to come with the TBI territory. In my case, I am forever second guessing myself in communicating with others (did what I said offend them...did my message not come across in…"
"I knew a high school teacher who once told me that the high school years are when our kids need us the most - that's when they will be navigating thru multiple potential "land mines" and need the gentle/sturdy guidance of their…"