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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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sassy replied to Angela Betancourt's discussion Embarrassed about my TBI
"It called Denial, I live it by the day, week, month,year, I bury myself in it, thinking it will just go away , if I act normal - it will be -"
Oct 27, 2011
sassy replied to Darcy Gilson's discussion Can't watch TV, fireplace, look at chandalier, anything bright and glittering or flashine hurts
"Yes I went through this , you will need time to get thru some densensitization, and it will be slow and sometimes if conditions are right it returns -I was reminded of that last year as I would have spells after seeing the rflection off the snow…"
Oct 27, 2011
sassy replied to John Cooper's discussion AIR AMBULANCE WON'T LEAVE ME ALONE ABOUT A BILL
"I have never had this problem , but you may want to try to negotiate a lower amount or that the accept the insurance for full payment. Then work out a very reasonable payment plan. I never could figure out when your so totally out of it in an ER…"
Jul 11, 2011
sassy replied to Arthur Levine's discussion A headache question. And a comment, of course
"Wanted to also mention Xanax was originally thought to be a seizure drug and it works effectively well to stop them and this specific headache as well. It is short lived though and sometimes you have to follow up with more in 3 hrs or so.  "
Jul 11, 2011
sassy replied to Deb's discussion Photosensitivity
"I can't work , but also now have sensitivity to smells and chemicals , I was always unsure if it was tbi or menopause or both causing that.(LOL) I do try my best to protect myself from sources of light that are distracting Example The Blue…"
Jul 11, 2011
sassy replied to Deb's discussion Photosensitivity
"I hope one day to be able to follow up with a Neuro-Opthamologist,maybe then I will have some answers  "
Jul 7, 2011
sassy replied to Parikshit Hastekar's discussion Husband's DAI- it's been 8 months :(
"Prayers, your doctors and counselors on the ground their with him and you are the best guide you have."
Jul 6, 2011
sassy replied to Deb's discussion Photosensitivity
"I whaer shades indoors and on very sensitive days I wear sunglasses over the sun glasses  or close all my blinds. I have even had to change back to my old TV as the new LED bright one I can't adjust too. It make me feels carzy and those…"
Jul 6, 2011
sassy replied to John Lee's discussion Motorcycle riding with a TBI
"IF YOU CAN AND YOU ENJOY IT i SEE NO REASON NOT TOO! LIFE IS TOO SHORT AS THEY SAY! My sister died suddenly after contracting MRSA Infection , She didn't live 24 hrs after that. Her health prior to that was not good and her quality of life did…"
Jul 6, 2011
sassy replied to Brian's discussion Drinking after a TBI
"For too many alcohol and in general some drugs are an escape from the brain injury that is unknown ."
Jul 6, 2011
sassy replied to Arthur Levine's discussion A headache question. And a comment, of course
"Forgot about the B/S issue I have only had problems when I was pregnant with HYPO Glycemia so I am aware of the fact that I always need long lasting carbs and certain amounts of protien . I eat no sugary or sweet snacks as a candy bar is almost a…"
Jun 30, 2011
sassy replied to Arthur Levine's discussion A headache question. And a comment, of course
"You are correct on the migraine type. I have no $$$ to be tested as of now my mother sufferred from severe migraines most of her life she was later found to have pituatary tumor. I am sure that I have seizures only for the most part they are simple…"
Jun 30, 2011
sassy replied to Randy's discussion Anyone else anxious?
"My heart goes out to you , Prayers"
Jun 28, 2011
sassy replied to Claudio's discussion YOU
"Agreed"
Jun 28, 2011
sassy replied to Arthur Levine's discussion A headache question. And a comment, of course
"There are many severe migraine type headaches and for some directly related to Head injury. I seem to have little pain - but with all the aura and other symptoms.(Course I would have to be different) Lately I found a type of headache that seems to…"
Jun 28, 2011
sassy replied to sassy's discussion TBI Vent
"Thanks! I didn't get any help and still have no support system . It is hard to even keep fighting anymore, I recieved no therapy did most myself, My word finding improved playing memory type games with my 4th grader . Trying to hide it…"
Jun 28, 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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Charles Thomas Wild replied to Casey's discussion Dysautonomia..do u feel you live in a separate realm?
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I'd like to know if anyone also has dysautonomia spells after their TBI. Most doctors/ therapist think it's a foggy symptom I'm describing, but actually I encountered a therapist who agrees with even MTBI dysautonomia can be present and sometimes a…See More
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Casey commented on Matt Ioerger's blog post Finally back. D.A.I. T.B.I.,broken back, lacerated spleen, broken ribs 2 month coma to full recovery.
"Matt congrats on your hard work and fight! And as a new and better Matt :) I can only imagine how hard it must have been. Thanks for the post and encouragement. I'm almost 6 month out from my SIS TBI and it's encouraging to hear your story…"
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