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Who knows where I will be in a year!

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I have no idea where I will be in one year from today. I need to stay positive and keep doing the right thing. I hate that I am in the current situation that I am in, but I did this to myself. I chose to do heroin which led to my overdose which is what caused my brain injury. I can’t blame anyone else besides myself, I just need to work on myself and improve in any way that I can. No matter what, I am happy with the progress that I have made. So in one year from now I hope to be living on my own and dating. I have been talking to a guy that seems very nice but I can’t tell if we have that connection because we have yet to meet in person. All is hope for is that I can be a happy…

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Remembering!

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Remember with a Traumatic Brain Injury can be one hell of a thing to accomplish. Hell, before today I thought I was just as fine as I was before I got my Traumatic Brain Injury, but that is not the case at all. I have to learn new way of remember materials. To me they seem childish but at least they are working. Like remembering the passwords for my social media accounts, I find it hard to put into words how exactly I am feeling but frustrated is not the right word. I’d say its more like an innate feeling, almost as if its within my view of sight but out my reach. Like how now, just now I paused to save my work, which I wouldn’t have done before. Its very hard to come to terms with this and I know that I am making the right decisions but…

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Explaining Your Brain Injury May Make You Feel Speechless, Yet the Lack of Language to Truly Impart the Experience of Living With Brain Injury is the Root to This Thorn. Until Public Discourse Deepens Definitions, Words Remain Reinforced Windows to Shame and Shut Our Mouths’ Speechless. But We are Not Speechless, We Are Wordless.

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Olfactory impairment following traumatic brain injury — Traumatic Brain Injury: Centre for Neuro Skills

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Traumatic Brain Injury May Hold Influence over Dementia Risk for a Long Time — Info

Greetings from the Alzheimer Association International Conference in London. This morning I had an opportunity to catch up on the role of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in dementia risk. Patient’s families sometimes ask if a significant head trauma from the past could have been to blame for the elderly person’s dementia. I used to poopoo […]

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