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
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…
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!
Google Photos Exploring In celebration of Valentine’s Day, I decided to do some google photos to remember some past Valentine’s Day! 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 That’s All I Got That is as far back as I can get in google photos! Good enough for me, I think all these pictures are fun to see … Continue reading Happy Valentines Day!!!
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!