With me, the walking came along after loads of physical thereapy.
But, the back pain i still struggle with.
And, the short term memory probs just are what they are.
It's like an invisible disability. Most other non brain injured people
just don't understand it. But, that's okay. I have learned a much
deeper dependance on God because of it because i've had to.
One "moment" at a time. you can do it! :)
Hi there ~ When was your accident? Was it on the motorcycle in your pics? My accident was with my jeep in 1986. I was thrown out of my jeep and it flipped several times and the jeep landed upside down on top of me crushing my head and body. Here by the grace of God.
Would you like to be new friends here? Tell me about your accident.
"Jerry, hang in there. My Dr. Told me if I got a job, it should be repetitious , but at my age I retired to take care of the home place. If I make a mistake or forget, the animals don't correct me or notice,but of course, my family does. I wish…"
"Marie, thanks to Richard, he got my attention to your page.... My you have had quite a career, and I am sure the courage center group values you help ... What a story you have, and skills,,, ! tbi is not …"
It's been a couple months since we had a Caregiver Dinner in Seattle and I miss you all! Let's have dinner together at Panera Bread at Northgate Mall next Tuesday, March 11th.
A wonderful young woman named Natasha who is also a caregiver for her father with TBI will join us. She is starting a project to provide more support and respite resources specially for caregivers of people living with brain injury.
Come share a meal, our stories, and ideas for Natasha's…