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!
These are the mistakes that I see new riders and people coming back to riding make the most frequently. Read on, so you don’t make the same mistakes! Spending A Lot On Riding Clothes And Equipment You could spend a ton of money at the tack store on riding clothes and equipment. When you are … Continue reading Common New Rider/Returning Rider Mistakes
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
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.
I know from both riding horses and my tramuatic brain injury (TBI) recovery, that making note of milestones on your riding journey is important. It is cool to see how far you have come. I bet you have had a lot more milestones than you think. The Decision Making the decision to start riding is … Continue reading New Rider Milestones!
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
Accepting Ups And Downs A large part of rehabilitation from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS) is learning that recovery is not linear. You will have good days and bad days, ups and downs. As a TBI patient some days you will wake up feeling great, other days you don’t feel like getting … Continue reading Balancing Rehabilitation with Daily Life