I’m So Lucky To Have Such Great People Supporting Me What Is Neuro Fatigue? For those of you who are lucky enough to have never suffered a brain injury, you may not be familiar with what neuro fatigue is. Neuro fatigue is a whole different kind of.tired that is hard to explain when you have … Continue reading Neuro-Fatigue Has Got Me Again
I Think We Sometimes Forget! When we have a frustrating day with our horse. Maybe when we didn’t do as well in a lesson as we had hoped. Or your horse misbehaved at a horse show (big disappointment). We may question… why do we do this? Spend so much money on something that can be … Continue reading Why We Ride Horses!
Over All I couldn’t be happier with my progress! This time last year I couldn’t: Walk by myself Read for more than 5 or 10 minutes Think straight in crowded Places Had multiple migraines a week Couldn’t process what I was hearing when there was a lot of different noise going on Be out in … Continue reading Almost 2 1/2 Years As A TBI Patient
Probably Seems Like A Contradiction Normally, I have been the one saying ” you can do it”, “keep pushing yourself” and “don’t give up. Telling myself those things has been a big part of what has helped me get to where I’m today. Recovery Has And Will Continue To Be A Long Process I can … Continue reading T.B.I Post- Don’t Be Overly Confident!!! The Perfect Example…
Lots Of Anxiety At the point in my recovery when I was able to go outside, with a walker. I went out to the barn and unexpectedly had a ton of anxiety. Literally, panic attacks. Not fun stuff. It took me a while to realize the reason was not that I was really afraid of … Continue reading Another T.B.I Victory- A Horsey One!
Not That I’m Complaining! I’m very grateful for how far I have come. Being able to walk around without the help of my cane most of the time is an amazing feeling after all I have been through. Actual Work & Working Out I have started to incorporate working out at the barn doing the … Continue reading Latest TBI Frustration…
Barely Using The Cane! The last time I updated on my TBI recovery I was transitioning from two crutches to one cane. That was a big step, and a scary one at first. Next Progress I started when I felt really balanced to walk without the cane in the house. Staying downstairs and always having … Continue reading Latest TBI Update
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!