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Brain Therapy #1
Friday, October 23, 2020      5 comments

Wednesday, I had my first session at the Brain Fitness Center. It was very interesting. The psychologist took in my information, with hubby’s input because he remembers more than I. She asked lots of questions, some of which I could actually ... Read more
Brain Fitness
Monday, October 19, 2020      9 comments

Good news! Finally! Bravo! My brain rehab "Brain Fitness" center called. My first appointment is this week! Yea! My paperwork is now filled out and I will take it with me to my appointment. I'm as ready as I'll ever be! We visited my s... Read more
Saturday, October 17, 2020      9 comments

I’ve been pushing and prodding the staff at the brain rehab center to get my paperwork done so that I can get started on my cognitive therapy. It has been exactly one month since my neurologist sent in copies of my records. Late Thursday, I got... Read more
Weekend Chuckle
Monday, October 05, 2020      11 comments

We usually bathe Zeus (the wonder dog) every weekend. Yesterday, hubby got up and ready fairly early. For some reason I was moving a bit more slowly. So I get in the shower and I yell to hubby asking if I should bathe the big Z. (Zeus). Hubby ... Read more
Keeping Myself Busy
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      8 comments

If there is one thing I've learned from our COVID lockdown experience, it is to keep myself busy. I wish I could exercise outdoors right now but the Florida heat, storms and humidity are still with us. Sometimes, when the evenings are cool enoug... Read more
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Thursday, September 17, 2020      6 comments

The good: I am blessed with good friends and family. I’m basically healthy (for my age). I have all of the creature comforts that I need. God saved me from being crushed in my accident. I have a relationship with God. I have pretty g... Read more
My Craft Project
Sunday, September 13, 2020      12 comments

It took me a while to buy the flowers and prep them for the arrangements but I finished it the other day and we think it looks pretty good! I’m hoping that it will last until the Christmas decorations go up in December. ... Read more
Trauma Changes My Perspective
Friday, September 04, 2020      9 comments

I've only been on Spark People sporadically and that's okay. It's okay because, for me, it is manageable. I've had so much going on that with the COVID-19 thing, there are times when I get overwhelmed and very upset. The idea is to take the p... Read more
New Endocrinologist
Saturday, June 20, 2020      10 comments

Yesterday, I did a tele med appointment with a new endocrinologist. I did a lot of research on endocrinologists before I chose her. If I made a good choice, remains to be seen. This doctor appeared to be very thorough. Her nurse took about 20 ... Read more
Stressful Week!
Saturday, June 13, 2020      7 comments

This has been a week fraught with stress. First my daughter's dad passed away on Sunday evening. Our niece contacted me Monday night and said her mom wasn't expected to make it. Both my daughter and our niece were children of alcoholics. It i... Read more
A Different Kind Of Journey
Monday, June 08, 2020      7 comments

My daughter is dealing with her father's (my ex husband) sudden illness this week. She has a tricky family situation, on her dad's side, and is doing a really good job navigating through a real minefield. For some reason, she was left by hers... Read more
I'm Going To Take A Break
Tuesday, June 02, 2020      12 comments

As many of you know, I suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car accident in January. I've been doing lots of MRIs - 2 on the brain, one on the cervical spine and one on my shoulder. My brain MRI will be looked at by my NEW neurologist on the... Read more
May 3 Update
Sunday, May 03, 2020      10 comments

It has now been almost 4 months since my accident. It has been a very difficult 4 months. The headaches are still debilitating as are the neck, shoulder, eye and face pain. I'm going to need to see quite a few specialists. The brain injury has ... Read more
Long Lasting Issues
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      12 comments

I'm still having issues following my head trauma from January's auto accident. Today, the pain was severe enough to force me to lay down. I'm following my medication protocol to the letter, which is helping. I'm also keeping a daily journal an... Read more
Thursday, February 06, 2020      14 comments

We got an attorney. I have to watch what I say now. I will post how I'm feeling sometimes but not always. My attorney will handle everything and my job is to just seek treatment and try to heal as much as possible. I have nightmares about the a... Read more

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