First Off! I’m not complaining really. I’m just updating other TBI patients who have followed my recovery on how things are going. This time last year I was not even halfway to where I’m now. So really I don’t mean to sound ungrateful for how far I have come. Migraines My migraines prior to covid-19 … Continue reading TBI Troubles & Oh Yeah, It’s National Popcorn Day!
Way Worse Than Usual First off, since my accident, my headache’s all the time. As my doctors say, the goal is to keep my baseline headache pain low. Also to prevent as many full on migraine days as possible. Weather? Yesterday was the first of two days of rain and a cooler front coming in. … Continue reading Holy Migraine!
This Is Not My First Pair Of This Brand I already have a pair of older Eargasm Ear Plugs. I saw somewhere, don’t remember where an ad for these new ones called Slides. With as much trouble as I have with a lot of noise and talking around me causing neuro fatigue, I figured I … Continue reading My Latest TBI Trick- Eargasm Slide Ear Plugs
Another Post About Dealing With TBI Symptoms! If you read my post about me being disappointed about my memory problems, this is another one like that. Not just about memory though. Trying To Make My Brain Sharper Lately, I have been feeling aside from forgetful, like I’m so easily confused. When I’m talking with people … Continue reading Word Searchin’
Ever Since The Accident… After the accident I struggled with a lot of symptoms memory included. I have noticed now that I’m able to do more my memory is way worse. Probably, realistically,it has been like this all along. Earlier in the healing process I had so many other fish to fry that I didn’t … Continue reading Memory, Oh Memory, Where Have You Gone?
Computer Troubles It’s been a busy couple of weeks. First, I had internet trouble and had to wait for it to get fixed. Evidently, a line got messed up in a storm or something. Next, I finally got my internet working again, and my darn computer refused to connect to it. It figures right? Sometimes … Continue reading A Catch-Up Post!
I’m So Lucky To Have Such Great People Supporting Me What Is Neuro Fatigue? For those of you who are lucky enough to have never suffered a brain injury, you may not be familiar with what neuro fatigue is. Neuro fatigue is a whole different kind of.tired that is hard to explain when you have … Continue reading Neuro-Fatigue Has Got Me Again
Over All I couldn’t be happier with my progress! This time last year I couldn’t: Walk by myself Read for more than 5 or 10 minutes Think straight in crowded Places Had multiple migraines a week Couldn’t process what I was hearing when there was a lot of different noise going on Be out in … Continue reading Almost 2 1/2 Years As A TBI Patient
Probably Seems Like A Contradiction Normally, I have been the one saying ” you can do it”, “keep pushing yourself” and “don’t give up. Telling myself those things has been a big part of what has helped me get to where I’m today. Recovery Has And Will Continue To Be A Long Process I can … Continue reading T.B.I Post- Don’t Be Overly Confident!!! The Perfect Example…
Lots Of Anxiety At the point in my recovery when I was able to go outside, with a walker. I went out to the barn and unexpectedly had a ton of anxiety. Literally, panic attacks. Not fun stuff. It took me a while to realize the reason was not that I was really afraid of … Continue reading Another T.B.I Victory- A Horsey One!