Something I Have not Talked About In A While! Which is a good thing, since it means that I’m getting less and less fearful as I continue on my brain bruised healing journey! Not to say that it has totally gone away though, which I thought was a good reason for me to touch on … Continue reading Fear&TBI
I Haven’t Given Much Of A TBI Update Recently….. I realized that I recently I haven’t given too many updates on my TBI rehabilitation. So today is the day! PT Update My PT schedule is the same. I go once a week. We have the schedule set up so that if I’m not feeling up … Continue reading TBI Update
Worried For Days Beforehand I was worried for days beforehand leading up to a pony ride job that we had for the farm at a local fall festival. It wasn’t something that I had a choice in doing, so I struggled all week fretting over it. It Still Takes Convincing I’m still at a point … Continue reading Things Are Not Always As Bad As They Seem!
Life Lessons After Yoga Lessons After my normal Friday yoga lessons, my instructor brought up a good point about my use of the phrase ” t is what it is.” At that particular moment, we were talking about my vision problems. How vision problems don’t just affect yoga they affect daily life. It Is What … Continue reading “It Is What It Is”
Current PT Exercises I have been doing the same exercises in PT for a while now. Exercises standing at the bar. Some exercises sitting with resistance bands on my legs. Riding the recumbent bike, and throwing and catching a ball. I have been doing these things at home as well as the vision exercises prescribed … Continue reading Newest Addition At PT
You Might Not Be There Yet, But You Will Get There! If you are at the beginning of this journey, being able to get out of the house and go places may seem light-years away. I felt the same way for the longest time. From the day of my accident, March 13, 2018, it took … Continue reading Out And About- Planning Outings While You Are Rehabilitating From TBI
This Week This was the first week of our fall lesson schedule at the farm. I have been teaching Monday and Fridays for a few hours for a while now. Starting this week I have been out ringside every evening from 4-8:30 p.m. This is a HUGE jump in activity level for me, one that … Continue reading TBI Update After My Busiest Week Since The Accident
This Isn’t A New Thing For Me OCD did not start for me after the accident. It has always had a tendency towards being this way. The TBI has just made it worse than it was before I Actually Don’t Even Want To Say “Worse” It is not really the right word to use in … Continue reading TBI, OCD And Me!
My Vision My vision continues to be playing a big part in my ability to rehab from my TBI. I have trouble focusing which leads to dizziness. Dizziness and eye fatigue also lead to double vision quite often. Not to mention an increase in the intensity of my ever-present headache. Earlier Eye Exercises Throughout this … Continue reading Finally, A Vision Exercise I Actually Like!
Stages Of TBI Rehab As I have progressed through this journey of TBI Rehab, every stage of it I have been in I would tell you it was the worst stage of all. So I’m doing it again, this stage I’m in right now sucks! It’s the worst so far. Progress It’s not that I’m … Continue reading Partly Cloudy or Partly Sunny? Blogging My Way Out Of A Slump!