It Is Something I Have Always Been Interested In I have always wanted to try yoga. It is something that I have always had an interest in but didn’t know much about. My aunt has been doing yoga for years. She recently starting going to a new yoga studio. It is less than 5 minutes … Continue reading 6 Reasons You Should Try Yoga If You Are A TBI Patient
What The Heck Does That Mean? My PT has been saying this to me at every lesson since the very beginning. A large part of my rehab is gaining more tolerance so I can do normal things again. Basic things, like walking without the walker. Or walking with my eyes open. It is amazing how … Continue reading If You Never Take Your Shoes Off At The Beach, You Will Never Be Able To Walk On The Hot Sand.
That is what I did this week. My activity has been limited since my accident on March 13. 2018 and my traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation. Limited not only in terms of going places and doing things around the house but also being able to do my job. Working as a riding instructor and doing … Continue reading Keep On Keepin On
I’m constantly walking the line between overdoing it and pushing myself to improve my tolerance and strength while I recover from my traumatic brain injury (TBI). Some days I just flat out do too much. I don’t take into consideration including breaks in my day. If I’m feeling even just medium I have a tendency … Continue reading Emotional Crash Days
I Got This Idea From An Instagram Post This post is based on a calendar that I saw posted on Instagram. It was posted by Action for Happiness. All of the things on their calendar are simple but actual actions that you can take throughout the month to ensure that you continue to be happy. … Continue reading An Action a Day
Being a horsewoman and now a TBI patient, I recently got to thinking about how horsemanship and TBI rehabilitation have a lot in common. You Never Know What You Are Going To Get On any given day with horses, you never know what you are going to get. Sometimes they are great, sometimes they are … Continue reading Horsemanship and TBI Recovery Aren’t So Different
To Make A Long Story Short On one of our horse searching trips, I witnessed a woman get hit in the head. It happened so fast. I don’t know if it was the horse that got her, the stirrup on the saddle. It happened that fast. One minute she was standing up. The next she … Continue reading Seeing Myself…
Free Time To Do Things My accident was on March 13, 2018, I still need a walker to walk and I’m pretty limited in what I can do. As I have slowly gotten stronger and my tolerance level higher, I realized how much free time I had. Free time is a foreign concept for me. … Continue reading My Other New Adventure-Yoga!
It Has Two Different Meanings To A TBI Patient If you are someone who has experienced a TBI or is living through Post Concussive Syndrome, ” crash” is a word that you are probably quite familiar with. Crash Definition A This is the crash in the literal sense of the word. In other words, you … Continue reading Crash
I most certainly don’t. I live in a constant state of a reminder after my TBI on March 13, 2018. Well, even though I didn’t need a reminder, I got one today. Accidents Don’t Always Involve Falling Off My accident didn’t involve me falling off a horse. Honestly, a fall probably would have been less … Continue reading Not Like I Needed A Reminder About Horse Safety…