TBI Dementia Risk

Following a brain injury, many of the worries usually include what will happen tomorrow. Going into my sixth year after the TBI, more long term worries have begun to arise, such as driving, which I have written many posts about (today I drove home from the mall), jobs, living alone, etc. Most of these worries … Continue reading TBI Dementia Risk

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Emotions after a TBI

Surviving a TBI means a lot of different things and it brings a lot of changes to our lives. It not only changes our lives and what we are capable of doing but messes with our feelings, the way we see things and react to things. I snapped at my family and friends for very … Continue reading Emotions after a TBI

Remember it’s floor 9

I was at the hospital yesterday for my monthly appointment with the psychiatrist. I had not been there in what feels like and eternity, really it was like a month, but I have been having trouble remembering what floor of the hospital is the psychology office. It was early so I had time to stop … Continue reading Remember it’s floor 9

Lost

As I left class tonight I was very proud of myself for having payed attention during the whole class and very rarely letting my mind drift off. This has been something I am very proud of, as I think I mentioned during the last two weeks.  However, while I was thinking about this as I … Continue reading Lost

The wrong five pills

A little after 8:30 a.m. today, I finally woke up and took my medicine. I took all five pills, but after I was done I realized I had taken the wrong five, again. I took the dose I'm supposed to take at night. This is just great, was the first thing I thought, now that … Continue reading The wrong five pills