After a brain injury, emotions can be lacking. It’s just a side effect. My emotions don’t work the same way anymore, some emotions are severely lacking.
I decided what field I wanted to study and did everything necessary to begin my college career. All the hoops I had to jump through before I even began. My first semester was over and I overcame my intellectual disability with hard work.
All good things must come to an end. For me, I had to adapt to a whole new life once again, and it is just as hard as the first time.
The rejection I felt was a symptom of my recovery, not the act of rejection itself. Even if it was me who was doing the rejecting.
As the email that my mom sent said, one of the hardest things on me was being away from my daughter. It broke my heart. But she lived on the east coast, and I lived on the west coast. I tried to move back to the east coast to be near my daughter, but livingContinue reading “My Guide to a Support Network”
An email from my mom and stepdad adding to my story. Things I don’t remember.
After a traumatic life event, especially one that completely changes your life, time doesn’t stop. You can lose your job, lose your family, and feel completely lost on how to adapt and move on. That’s the part that’s extremely difficult. I even had to adjust how I ate food. If I was having soup, IContinue reading “The Best Advice for Adapting”
I hope anyone reading about my accident and recovery can take a little joy out of the humor that I inject here by making you smile and at least for a moment, forget how bad life can be sometimes. Even if you have a great life, I hope you enjoy reading. These stories are not meant to depress people or to make anyone feel sorry for me. It isn’t in my nature to complain. I enjoy writing and sharing what I have to say. I try to be lighthearted about it to offer a sense of hope for anyone who deals with the crises that come up in life.
I’m going to shift gears a little bit today and give a brief synopsis of my current situation. I am 50, disabled, and no recent job experience. 3 strikes, and so far I’m out. I spent the last 3 years studying international relations. My last class ends August 10th, 2022 when I get my Bachelor’sContinue reading “#DEI, not so much”
Well, to be honest, I’m sitting here at my desk, wondering what comes next. If you have read the About Me page, then you have some understanding of my background and the tragic circumstances that have brought me here. I don’t find it difficult to talk about what happened to me, it is part ofContinue reading “My first blog post”