It’s Still With Me Neuro fatigue is something that became a huge problem for me as I recovered more and more from my TBI. In my mind, as I improved it would become less of a problem. WRONG! If anything I feel it more. Put A Positive Spin On It! I try and put a … Continue reading Neuro Fatigue- There Is Always More To Talk About
Might Not Sound Like A Big Deal… One Stick For the last few weeks, I have been using one stick in the house. Where I feel like there is a lot to grab onto. Going outside, I still used two sticks. I have less confidence on the ground outside than I do the smooth floor … Continue reading Walking With One Stick!
It’s Been Two Years Today Since My Accident It has been a long two years that’s for sure. Looking back from where I started from I have made amazing progress, I’m not there yet…but I’m still working at it! This Time Last Year On my concussion anniversary last year, I still needed the walker all … Continue reading 730 Days Brain Bruised!
Trip To Hudson Florida From Maryland The Drive We left early in the morning. I anticipated that I would sleep some. Unfortunately, I felt like an overly enthusiastic little kid and was awake for the whole trip. We would stop every time the truck got around to a quarter of a tank of gas. Fueled … Continue reading TBI Traveling
Down Dog Practice If You Aren’t A Yogi You probably don’t see what the big deal is about. For one, believe it or not, it is a lot harder than it looks! Secondly, it took me a long time to get to this point. Considering, my TBI recovery has been a long process. I still … Continue reading Why This Video Is Such A Big Deal!
Mental Recovery Getting Me Out Of The House Besides doctor’s appointments and PT, taking yoga lessons was the first activity that I did after getting hurt that got me out and about. Anxiety Over What People Think It was in the beginning when I walked with the walker that I always felt self-conscious and was … Continue reading What Yoga Has Done For My TBI Recovery
Trying To Ditch The Walker! It is really exciting that I’m finally able to ditch the walker and switch to two canes. A little scary, but exciting. So far, I have not been able to completely retire the waker. I feel like I’m getting closer and closer to it though. Didn’t Quite Achieve My Goal… … Continue reading Walking With The Sticks!!
Winter Is Long And Boring Winter is most definitely long and boring. For everyone! If you are recovering from TBI and living with post-concussive syndrome symptoms it can feel even worse! Here are some ideas to help keep you occupied and pass the time! Make a list of all the things that you can do … Continue reading Some Ways For TBI Patients To Help Pass The Winter Months!
Forearm canes Also known as elbow crutches, Canadian crutches, or Lofstran crutches (that is a brand name). Basically, if you aren’t familiar, they are canes (one on each side), that besides the normal handle to hold they also have a cuff that goes around your forearm. My Walker And I Have A Long History Since … Continue reading TBI Progress- Learning To Use Forearm Canes!
Headaches I would say my baseline headache or in other words, my everyday headache is somewhat reduced. This is encouraging because I believe it means the Botox shots, as well as other medication, is actually working! My “emergency” headache medication, the stuff that I take when my migraines get really intense, I have not had … Continue reading December TBI Update