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Afraid Sometimes
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Maybe I am just overwhelmed that someone would want to help after all ,But has anyone else felt vunerable ? I want to hide my weakness I'm not comfortable with it. afraid someone will take…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fantastic Frank Johnson Jun 12, 2011.

TBI Vent
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Hello to all here .I am glad that I have found some place to find out more information and know that I am not alone. My auto-accident 2000, took away basically me.Over the last 10+ yrs I've endured…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by sassy Jun 28, 2011.

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BARB GEORGE replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"Double Trouble all the way... this sounds like the last few months in my life... Doctors are stupid for the most part in my book. In my recent trip to 'hospital land', I was treated as though I was just a drug seeking moron. My TBI was…"
Jun 26, 2011
Claudio replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"heres a funny story....so i started applying for SS a few months back and 2 weeks ago i got a letter asking for my birth certificate...which i no longer have since im pretty sure im alive but it turns out even after public school,…"
Jun 25, 2011
Geo Gosling replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"I don't why you are alive but...you are. Life will never be the same...but it can still be good. I couldn't do much except watch T.V. and go to therapy for quite a few years, so I watched funny movies and TV shows. Now I can do more. I…"
Jun 25, 2011
Geo Gosling replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"Thanks for reading my book. I'm glad you liked it. My first book is NOT available for Kindle...it's a long story. You can get it as an eBook from Google eBooks. I don't know if you can read it on a Kindle. I don't think you can…"
Jun 19, 2011
Fantastic Frank Johnson replied to sassy's discussion Afraid Sometimes
"Yes  you are correct RITA,  but that there is a way to control the tiger of FEAR.. which is as we all should know an acronym for False Evidence Appearing Real .. if you or anyone wants to know how to do this all the time just ask .. Or…"
Jun 12, 2011
Rita replied to sassy's discussion Afraid Sometimes
"fear can keep us focused and cautious when needed, everyone is afraid sometimes"
Jun 12, 2011
BARB GEORGE replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"I just requested my medical records from my GP as I am moving... I received a packet that included my neurologists info pages and even pages back to prior to my accident.  I did NOT get anything (anything) from the GP... which means another…"
Jun 3, 2011
Geo Gosling replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"You have to vent! I suffered my TBI in 1995 and I am still venting, not as much but still I do. Venting is good. You can't hold all that anger inside (I'm beginning to sound like a psychologist...aahh no!) or you'll end-up killing…"
May 26, 2011
Claudio replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"im sorta turning the corner on the whole betrayal/denial from family for undiagnosing.  theres some good advice on the replies.  its been a good 5+ years of living without/insanity as you describe.  i sorta make myself belief that the…"
May 21, 2011
Fantastic Frank Johnson replied to sassy's discussion Afraid Sometimes
"hi Joanne,I came across your profile while reading the letter that sassy had posted here.. and just wanted to say Welcome to this list and there is another reason for my contacting you.. since you are listed as residing in NY State... I know how to…"
May 17, 2011
Zela Cooper replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"you will learn to cope as time goes on, be good to yourself, and try not to be hard on you, we are our own worst enemies some times be kind and enjoy what you have"
May 13, 2011
Kaycee Holdrigdge replied to sassy's discussion Afraid Sometimes
"don't feel alone i am afraid a lot of times, living in this unknown person I now call me, no one understands or even seems to care, so there is lots to fear, all we can do is be who we are and learn to love us, so screw everyone else, friends…"
May 10, 2011
Pablo replied to sassy's discussion Afraid Sometimes
"it is real scary for many years at least for me it does it easier its all about leaning and accepted this person we become, and to forgive ourselves for it I still work on that you know if only I ___________ but things are the way they are and we…"
May 8, 2011
BrokenBrilliant replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"Sassy - You're in the right place. I can really relate to losing yourself -- I lost my ability to instantly understand the logic of programming languages I had been using for years. I also lost my ability to focus intently on one thing for…"
Apr 24, 2011

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At 7:53pm on May 1, 2011, Emerson said…

Sassy, Gary has offered to help you get the help you need.  You can contact him here on this site at http://tbisurvivorsnetwork.ning.com/profile/garyzimmermann but he also sent me an email to send to you that has his phone number.  How this site works is that I cannot send you a private email until you accept the friend request.

 
 
 

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