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!
It’s Been A While! I know I have had some TBI posts recently, but nothing really about my personal progress and where I’m at in recovery. I think it is important to share. As an encouragement for others who are on this same TBI healing journey that I’m on. Working My working is sitting in … Continue reading August TBI Update
I Look At This Picture And What Do I See? I see that it is an old picture taken way, way, like years before my accident. I remember we were getting the horses clean to go in a Thanksgiving parade. As you can see from me wearing my tank top the weather was way warmer … Continue reading TBI- Getting Over Fears And Anxiety After The Accident
I Have This Figured Out By Now! I have been at this traumatic brain injury rehab thing for a while now. As I have traveled through this unexpected journey I have figured some things out. I have figured out some essential things that I always need to have with me. Things that make life so … Continue reading TBI Patient Survival Items!
I Had PT This Morning Today was my weekly visit to my physical therapist. I’m lucky because my PT is amazing and has gone above and beyond for me. He is also full of positive energy and definitely a glass half full kind of guy Training Myself To Think Positive Throughout this whole process, I … Continue reading A Pep Talk I Would Like To Share
Last Summer I was Still Pretty Much Stuck Inside All The Time This time last year I was still in pretty rough shape. Only getting out of the house for doctors appointments and physical therapy appointments. I did feel the heat quite a bit when going from the car to air-conditioned doctors offices. I just … Continue reading TBI & Summer Don’t Go Together
Finding The Right Doctor Just like everything else when I began this whole ordeal back in March of 2018, I didn’t start with the right eye doctor either! Luckily, I ended up getting into the TBI program at Sinai. They refer all their TBI patients with vision issues to Dr.Eric Singman at John Hopkin’s Wilmer … Continue reading First Neuro-Ophthalmologist In Over A Year