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A Miracle for heroin overdose 
My 26 year old son overdosed on heroin. The two people who were with him did not call EMS until he had already stopped breathing and was turning purple. …

the farm that saved my life 
In 2004 i was a farmer come H.G.V driver for the highland council and tractor driver in grounds department too.i had wife and two kids it was 22 sept …

one year and still have head aches 
Auto accident . I was driving home in my nice 4 door big pick up truck , focusing on the road . Husbands birthday so all was good day at work . Until …

August 28,1995, The aftermath of anoxic brain injury 
Larry had complained for a couple days, I need a chest massage after mowing the bottom pasture with the old wd tractor. I didn't think anything about it, …

My Traumatic Brain Injury Story 
On November 6th, 2011 3 friends and I had left a college party around 2am in Lawrence Kansas. Us 3 passengers knew we were under the influence of one thing …

brain injury in the channel islands update 
Hey there Here i am again with another update on what life is like since the accident FATIGUE and PRESSURE is still there looks like that aint gonna anywhere …

Prayers are needed, Thank-you! 
Our dad 85, fell at home and my brother took him to emergency, where they told him he had pnemonia . At the hospital the following morning he had cardiac …

mTBI but you're fine 
I'm a Veteran. I reveived multiple head injuries while deployed (mostly from explosions). Prior to deploying, you could tell me your social security …

Pool cue through eye socket and brain 
My brother was up the pub and one of his mates stupidly jabbed a pool cue in his face and it ended up shattering his left eye socket and through the front …

Nicole uk. 
11weeks ago my 62 year mum suffered a brain injury from hypoxia caused by pnemionia,low blood sugar. This has been the most heartbreaking thing ever to …

Hit and Run by a drunk driver 
My daughter Lindsay is a 24 year old nurse who was hit and run by a drunk driver while taking a break outside the hospital on the sidewalk. She suffered …

A Nightmare 
My husband totaled his truck when he ran off the road, down an embankment,and hit a tree. He doesn't remember what happened. He was missing for 24 hours …

Kenadee's Aunt 
My niece is 8yrs old. When she was born she had surgery to place a shunt in her head due to an arachnoid cyst. Kenadee grew up like every other little …

6 month old fell down stairs with father. 
My 6 month old fell down stairs when his dad tripped at the top. He was in a coma for three weeks and a cranioectomy (sp?) He was hospitalized for 5 weeks. …

Daniel's terrible tax day 
On April 15th, 2004 I had a Brian annurysm I woke up on my own, me and my brother, to get ready for school, parents went to work early this day. My brother …

Jon C. 
My wife,Linda,suffered a heart attack and a diabetic coma on 9-8-12. She is 59 yrs.old.This event has drained me to no end. I'm looking for some feedback …

Living With Tramatic Brain Injury 
It all started on a nice day I borrowed a motorcycle I had sold a few days earlier. I was only going about a half mile but even though I was not going …

The Courage to Come Back 
Michael Coss is the author of The Courage to Come Back: Triumph over TBI - A Story of Hope (2011) and the inspiration behind the creation of the Michael …

Diabetic Coma Recovery 
My dad fell into a diabetic coma on the 09.01.13 in China and was in the coma for 2 days, once he regained conciousness all he could do was smile and look …

Para-Pro 
Well I work in a day treatment place for kids of all ages. I won't go into detail of my job.but one day I was bent down on one knee while 3 other staff …

Survived 3 Brain-stem haemorrhages 
Back in 1987 id just completed basic training in the British Army. Realised Army life wasnt for me. Bought myself out in the November 1987 at the age …

My Story 
When I was 6 years old and vacationing in the south of France I had my head injury. I was walking along the top ledge of a 25 foot sea wall, looking at …

keep it moving 
I over dosed on oxycodone and benzos January 7 2012. I was found in my apartment slumped over and nonresponsinsive. The paramedics took me to the er. On …

My Journey...Brain over body and over Brain 
When your mind tells you that something is too hard or too difficult to do what then.... I was in a motorcycle accident six years ago that left me with …

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severe accident 
Hi this the story about my daughter. Her name is Kerry_Anne and she was involved in a motor vehicle accident on the 11th May 2012. She was trapped for …

Stroke Survivors See Improvement with This 
A brand-new health breakthrough published in the journal “Stroke” shows that an ancient type of meditative exercise could help stroke survivors. Those …

Living With Depression  
It happened when I was eight years old involving a vehicle. In intensive care for 11 days on a breathing machine. Doctors wasn't sure of my survival as …

drowned 
ON FATHERS DAY 2012,MY GRANDSON DROWNED IN HIS PARENTS POOL.HE WAS FOUND NOT BREATHING AND NO HEARTBEAT EMS BROUGHT HIM BACK AFTER BEING LIFEFLIGHTED TO …

Hit By A Drunk Driver 
On June 9,2012 my brother and two of his friends were hit from behind by a drunk driver. One of the boys died and my brother suffered severe head trauma. …

My second life 
Six years ago I was in a severe car accident. My dad was driving my little sister and me to school. A cotton trailer was driving in front of us and dad …

Mr Christian Morgan, Scientist/Engineer. D.O.B. 15/4/1952 
In 2003 I was working as a cashier for National Car Parks Ltd; awaiting a interview to go teaching at the local college. At the beginning of the year …

post concussion syndrome not just for hockey players 
Concussion – it’s not just for hockey players! Question: When is it going to be recognized in Canada the devastating effects of Mild traumatic brain …

Motor cycle accident 
My 22 year old brother was in a motor cycle accident on May 2, 2012. He is in the hospital in critical condition, he is suffereing from brain swelling. …

Mark 
When i was 16 i was hit by a speeding car roughly doing 70 mph i was thrown from my pedal bike i landed on the car roof and slid onto the bonnet before …

Hard as rock!  
My boyfriend recently suffered an attack outside a nightclub, him against 30 men! He was in a coma for around 3 months,we are 6 months in now and he's …

My story - March 2012 
New here :) I am 32 years old woman. Early November 2011 I was involved in a motor vehicle accident. I was travelling approximatly 60 km/hr when …

Anoxia brain injury following liver transplant 
My daughter was 13 months old (Sep, 2011) when she had a cardiac arrest. She was 10 days out of liver transplant when it happened due to internal bleeding …

Our Son, Dylan 
My step-son, Dylan was in a sever car accident on January 3, 2012. He is 17. He was traveling to work, from school on that Tuesday. He flipped his t-top …

Tara's plead for help 
I could use some encouragement from anyone concerning my youngest daugher. She had a reaction to a an antidepressent a year ago this January. She rolled …

25 Years post 
Very Happy to tell that today I am living a functional, purposeful, happy and developing life. When I was 24 years old I was driving to work on a local …

April 20 1997 when i was 10 years old  
When I was 10 years old I use to get a lot of headaches. My mom never though anything of it cuz she use to give me tylenol and I would go to bed and wake …

Anoxic Brain Injury People 
Dear All, I suffered a cardiac arrest at the age of 39 and due to lack of oxygen for 20 minutes, plus in a coma for 2 wweks, i now have a brain injury. …

Work Work, It Bites!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
Work, Work, It Bites!! Work, it’s such a strong word, but we all do it, one way or another. Workman's comp just wants me to work, what they don’t know …

My husband, the stranger 
My husband sustained brain damage which at first was thought to be from a knock on his head, but later turned out to be a brain disease making its way …

Our Son 
As a parent Im feeling helpless. It's been over a year and few months since his motorcycle accident. I guess he or we are at a point. I don't feel like …

Post concussion syndrome  
I am just updating my story I am three years and three months post accident, I have good days and bad days. At the moment I am having bad weeks due …

Every mother's nightmare- anoxic brain injury- drug overdose 
My 18 year old son was hours away from starting college on a football scholarship. He was found after I placed a phone call to check on his journey to …

Looking for the light in the Dark 
My daughter Katie was in a car accident on Oct. 6 2010. It has only been 11 months and yet these 11 months feels like a lifetime. As her family, we are …

Ians brain injury 
Nov. 5 2010. Ian age 15 was a passenger in his sisters car on their way to school. Roads were wet and Tara was driving too fast. The car left the road …

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candaces brain injury story 
i spun my mr2 into an ambulane (whats the chance of that )last september. i was claced as serverly brain damaged and spent 2 months in a coma, i was so …

Can't believe Im here doing this!! 
Hi! My name is Melanie Leatherman> On October 30,2010 I was in a vehicle accident that totally changed my life. I use to be a very successful …

TBI due to fall with Horse 
My husband sustained a severe brain injury back in July of 2010. He was 27 yr old. He was competing in a rodeo on his horse when the horse tripped and …

close to death 
It was hard but i had a baby girl at 16 she was three months old during the year 2009 i knew i couldnt miss anymore school so i went off to school i dont …

Last year, every year. 
I suffered my brain injury twelve years ago during the first of around a dozen brain surgeries to remove a ten to twelve year misdiagnosed/undiagnosed …

carol ansell 
My daughter Laura had a fall in a shop. She fell over a box ....i took her to hospital because she was complaining about her knee...she was xrayed and …

A Summer of Sleep 
My head injury occurred in a town called Stockton-On-Tees, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom July 1st of 2009. I had just finished my second year of college. …

My personal experience about what happens when brain injury goes untreated. 
It was July 9, 1987. It was a beautiful Connecticut summer afternoon and I was out riding my motorcycle. I had just turned 20, and had a lot going for …

Anoxic Brain Injury 
In June of 2010, my father, age 62, suffered a massive heart attack and coronary arrest. He had no symptoms and was in pretty good health so this was quite …

Brain Injury In the News 
As I watched TV coverage of the rampage shooting in Arizona, particularly the press conference held at the hospital, I was transported back to July 2, …

Will I Ever Be Whole Again 
On 12-10-08 my world literally flipped upside down. Though most of my details are foggy I can tell you that I was driving along a highway about to pay …

22 year survivor of TBI 
Oct 24th 2010 will be 22 years since I died in a car accident. In my previous entry I mentioned all my injuries but had left out that I had a 1% chance …

Dealing with brain injury after vehicle accident  
In 2005 I fell asleep while driving after a night shift on the rigs and hit an approach and flipped my truck. I then needed STARS air ambulance to come …

Anoxia 
Breathless and heart ach while sent to hospital along the way reach A&E her heart bit stopped couple of minutes rescuit and admitted ICU 3days later awake …

Auto Accident Brain Effects 
It was October 24th, 1988 when I collided with a truck head on. I had a transected aorta, fractured skull, broken jaw, multiple rib fractures, broken …

BiPolar Disorder led to recklessness and bicycle accident at 57 
Our kids were out of college, 2 had married and life was going forward. I am the now 59 year old spouse/full time caregiver of a man who was poorly treated …

Loved Brain Injury Survivor's Guide 
OMG, I loved, loved, loved your book!!!!!!!! I am a TBI survivor from 1986. Upon completing your book I am able (for the first time in 24 years) to admit …

Falling from Ladders 
In October 2003 I fell off a ladder, when cleaning gutters, hit my head on my driveway's concrete slap and then the ladder fell down & hit my head as well. …

Rebekah Vanderfriff, LMSW 
I am a survivor, living half of my life with a Traumatic Brain Injury. I don't like to dwell on what happened, and how I was in a coma for over 8 weeks, …

A TBI Waiver Provider's story 
Every day from 1pm-5pm participants arrive at our office to take part in our Structured Day Program. The NYS TBI waiver has tagged the name “Structured …

FishWife...His Wife 
How do I begin telling how brain injury has affected my life? I called myself fish wife because nowadays that's what I feel like--a nagging fishwife. Do …

Discover Your Brain Injury - revised 
I am a survivor of a traumatic brain injury(the invisible injury). I was diagnosed with repeated concussion causing brain damage associated with epilepsy …

Healed from a TBI! How can I spread the word? 
My daughter was kicked in the head in a soccer game and changed overnight. The once sweet, intelligent and driven girl was reduced to a fetal position, …

My Heroes Have Scars 
At the behest of a fellow head banger I'm posting something I wrote. I write a lot. It's one way I deal with being alone so much and all of the things …

Jake's Brain Injury Accident 
i was 14 years old and i was skateboarding by a set of stairs and i decided to try and and jump the stairs and i landed it but i hit a rock and got thrown …

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Finding Sandra After Anoxic Brain Injury 
In July 2000 I was taken to our local hospital where I went 10 minutess without oxygen to the brain due to respiratory failure. I was put on a ventilator. …

I Have Gained So Much More Than I Lost ~ Helen's Story 
On July 14, 2007, a man I had been dating for 3 weeks asked if I wanted to go for a ride on his motorcycle. He didn't tell me his tires were so worn he …

Living with Brain Injury in Maine 
I am a 56 year male (mabye 55 ). My life is completely falling apart,because of a head injury I had at work. Its been 6 months I think. I seem to be getting …

A Mom's Story: The Journey 
On March 3, 2008 my son (13 yrs. old) was on a climbing rope in PE class at school. The rope came loose at the ceiling and he landed on the back of his …

Brain Injury Recovery - Beth's Story 
Brain injury recovery is often a misused term because it makes people think they may be able to return to the way things were before the head trauma. …

Just Venting ! 
Hi, right now I dislike my brain soooo much, I am going through sooo many mood swings, oh my goodness. I feel like I am one person one minute and the next …

Old Multiple Head Trauma's 
I am very curious about effects of multiple head trauma's years after they occurred. I have had at least three severe concussions before I was 20 years …

Expressing myself 
I cannot express my feelings in front of others but when I blog I feel free to express my true self and how I truly feel. With this brain injury it has …

Leg to Heart to Head 
my story starts in early 2010, i was a fit active 39 year old male (non smoker/drinker)working in my position as maint manager at a large melbourne hotel. …

My life with people 
Hello everyone, I know that I have brought up my brain injury several times, I am having a difficult time dealing with the lots of emotinal and stressful …

Mike is a miracle! 
My grandson Mike jumped into a 4 ft deep pool when he was 18 months old. His brother Billy was the only one that saw him do it (Billy was 5) We arent …

The Incredible And True Story Of Jimmy And Jazzy 
Jimmy B was just beginning his second hour as DJ at an exclusive Jersey Shore Nightclub. As he was cueing his next selection, a weird yet amazing feeling …

My mother whom was starved of oxygen for 25 minutes  Not rated yet
My mother had Lack of oxygen for 25 minutes so we were told. She was asleep one morning and all of a sudden she apparently fell out of bed on the the floor. …

Miracle Recovery Not rated yet
My boyfriend and I were having a great morning together playing golf. I'm a terrible golfer and he was helping me and giving me tips. No matter what I …

cardiac arrest, unsure amount of brain injury Not rated yet
Two days ago, Sunday the 6 my grandfather suffered cardiac arrest. He was found in the bedroom and was not responding to my grandmother when she found …

Amazing Daughter! Not rated yet
Just ten days ago my daughters boyfriend over dosed on anti seizure pills and he stopping breathing while asleep. My daughter noticed he had stopped breathing …

he made it Not rated yet
One month after my 7 yr old passed away, my 16 yr old, Kevin, was riding in car being driven by someone who had been drinking.ran a stop sign, hit a truck, …

Miracles do happen Not rated yet
On September 15 ,2013 my fiance and love of my life was shot in the head trying to protect his sister from her abusive boyfriend. I was with him when it …

i am a mild concussion auto accident Not rated yet
A yr. Ago i was in auto accident . I have had rehab. Out patient it helped me lots . But i too look fine . But my head pain is real n i get very worn out …

2 years later Not rated yet
I am riding my motorcycle 2 years ago when a car didn't see me and took a u turn infront of me. I ended up ended her car and slammed my head into her …

Diagnosis by exclusion Not rated yet
My fit and healthy handsome husband who is a medic, suffered a brain swelling. His brain scans and tests were all normal in the first two weeks. Looking …

My brother took medication and found him in the morning lack of oxygen and non responsive  Not rated yet
So the story is they revived him.but dr nurses saying to let go and take him off the machine .the family sees movements in his toes curling and tears come …

Never give up Not rated yet
In 1996 the day after my 13th birthday, I got hit by a car when I was on my push bike. I was straight into a coma for 9 days and in hospital for nearly …

my dads anoxic barin injury Not rated yet
My father had a sudden cardiac arrest and was with out oxygen for 30-35min and was brought to hospital were they tolad us that he was preety much done …

Henry's story Not rated yet
My son, Henry, 25, was found by his father at 9 pm on Sept, 21, 2013,with his rig on his lap, in his truck,his dad didn't wake him. Henry, boss checked …

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Anoxic Brain Injury?  Not rated yet
My ex and the father of my daughter tried to commit suicide last Friday. He is 32. He had been battling depression and had just recently broken up with …

Derrells's Dad Not rated yet
Hello Everyone! My name is Osvaldo I have been married to my wife Wilma for 3 years now. But we have been together for 11 years. When I met Wilma she has …

Joe R. Not rated yet
A little over a month ago I suffered what I thought was a mild head injury when I hit the back of my head on my car door frame as I was bending down to …

Akash (09/11/2000) Not rated yet
I met with road accident on 22 Aug 10 and sustained a SDH and was operated for it. I was in coma for 16 days and started responding to music and my mom's …

Boyfriend Motorcycle Accident Not rated yet
My boyfriend of 25 was in a motorcycle accident on July 26, 2013 about 3AM. That night before the accident, he told me he was going to go out with the …

The Night Every thing changed. Not rated yet
On July 5th 2013 My little boy was struck by two cars within seconds of each other. A family friend owns horses and he brings them into town every so often …

Don't Give Up!! Not rated yet
Just an ordinary day at work, it was the Friday of Memorial weekend 2013 (May 24th). The kids were packed and ready and my husband(BJ)was scrambling around …

My Life according to Gi Gi Not rated yet
I am a brain injury survivor of over 15 years and I am a lucky person. On September 13, 1996, my life changed and that evening I was struck by tragedy. …

I did it Not rated yet
In college, as an English major, I took a course entitled, "Personal Essay." Like any other college student taking several writing or literature courses, …

Was daddy in an accident? Not rated yet
I was 4 years old when my dad was in an automobile accident where a semi truck driver hit him and another passenger head on. My dad survived with a permanent …

My Daughter Not rated yet
I don't know if you would consider this a TBI but my story is about my daughter who is 19 years of age born with hydrocephalus due to an intracranial hemorrhage …

Just trying to be nice. Not rated yet
I was trying to let the kids ride the quads for a little on the neighborhood road. I gave my helmet to the younger one, and rode double with his brother …

Son Overdosed Jan 2012 Not rated yet
On January 24, 2012 I received a call from the hospital saying my son had died. At the same time, my husband answered a door to a policeman who came to …

Anoxic brain injury Not rated yet
My husband is 43 and had a cardiac arrest on 1/9/13. After his surgery he started waking up, but would gag on the tube in his throat, so they would sedate …

My Daughter, my life! Not rated yet
I thought feb.12 2011 was the worst day of my life my husband and i and our daughter Alica 11 at the time were attending the viewing of my brother he was …

Motorcycle Crash Survivor Not rated yet
October 12, 2011 was the day my life fell apart. I was spending time with one of my best friends who had just returned from a tour of Iraq less than a …

auto-pedestrain accident..run over by a guy high on coke.. Not rated yet
I was walking to school one day as a 18 yr old new h.s school grad during my first summer semester at college. I was hit. I do not remember anything. I …

Tramatic Brain Injury  Not rated yet
I am a wounded warrior who suffer from TBI_Tramatic Brain Injury. I am 90% service connected for TBI. I also suffer from Glaucoma. I beleive there is …

hypoxic brain injury Not rated yet
On the 20 Sept 2012 , i admitted my husband to hospital after him sick with the flu for a month. He refused to go to the doctor and was just taking over …

Selective meanness Not rated yet
My 21 yr old grandson was in a horrific car acc 2 yrs ago. His best friend died at the scene. Drinking and no seat belts were involved. My grandson has …

i will survive! Not rated yet
I am 25 years old and I had a car accident on october 19th, 2012. It changed my life forever. I was a young chiropractic assistant making good money and …

my boyfriend who was going to be my husband  Not rated yet
my name is Dana, i was 21 the day i lost my boyfriend Shane to a drug over dose. July 4th to be exact he was 20. he over dosed at 3 am his mother didn't …

17 years of heartache  Not rated yet
November 28, 1990. I was born on that day. My mother carried me to term. At the time of labor everything was progressing normally until my mother's OBGYN …

Telling My Story Not rated yet
This is the text for an advocacy speech that is about 2/3 done. It is the best autobiographic info I have and is very much a work in progress: My name …

My Fathers Brain Injury Not rated yet
March 21, 2011 I got a phone call that would change my life. I was 16 at the time and found out that my father was in a coma after suffering a severe brain …

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it was just a bump on the head...... Not rated yet
It was Dec. 20th 2011 and i was at work, just a normal day. I service busses as a heavy duty service tech in Alberta, Canada. I was in the pit and was …

Rediscovering Life. A carers story... Not rated yet
My husband aged 39 had a brain tumour which was successfully removed. However three months later he suffered a seizure that left him with hypoxic brain …

Consider participating in TBI research Not rated yet
Hello all - consider participating in doctoral program my research aimed at improving care of individuals with TBI and their spouses If you are married …

What I learned about brain injury Not rated yet
I sustained a depressed skull fracture and subdural hematoma when I was in a head-on car/truck collision. Seatbelts were in the process being installed …

My brother my keeper Not rated yet
To the families and the injured thank you for sharing your stories you are all so brave Four weeks ago my brother who is an IT engineer with Microsoft …

22 RTA Very lucky boy!! Not rated yet
The 20 aug 2011 I was involved in a RTA with my two best mates. Fortunately the driver was uninjured, the back seat passenger sufferd severe broken bones …

anoxic brain injury Not rated yet
My daughter drowned when she was 3 years old. She was in a coma for a week & we were at Jim Thorpe Rehab in OKC for 3 months. She was treated with different …

from death to success Not rated yet
hello there my name is Adrian Torbenson and i would like to share the story of my life with you. on dec 7 2001 when i was in 6th grade walking home from …

Agonizing Life !! Not rated yet
Hello Beth, I am having a very difficult time coping with life. Each day it gets harder for me with all the struggles and not being at work. I have a feeling …

Chirpybirdy Not rated yet
My mother was injured in a hospital after routine surgery. They hooked up two oxygen tanks to her outtake and intake valves in her trach tube causing no …

10yr since TBI Not rated yet
Hello it'll be 10 yrs sept 16 since my car accident that left me with a right side tbi& global amnesia. Defeated all odds walking talking reading married …

Massive heart attack cardiac arrest results Not rated yet
On June 11th, 2012, my dad (58 years old) suffered a massive heart attack and went into cardiac arrest. His wife called 911 and performed cpr in their …

Story - car accident head injury Not rated yet
In November 2011 I was involved in a motor vehicle accident. I was the driver and to pass another car and I changed into the outside lane. The street was …

One of the luckiest men on earth! Not rated yet
Hello there, how are you all going? I predict that if you're visiting this site, not so well at all. But I love going to websites like this one to …

Not so lonely. Not rated yet
Hi there, I'm going to make this short and sweet. I like reading about other people that have suffered injuries like me. I came so close to death that …

Mean and uncaring people Not rated yet
Hello everyone. It has been a while since I have been on this site. A lot has happend to me. I didn't know that dealing with this brain injury is taking …

My recovery from PCS www.post-concussion-syndrome.org Not rated yet
Well i created a website to share my story hoping that it can give strength to others who are currently suffering with PCS. Basically i had PCS for …

Brain Song Not rated yet
My name is Micah Jones and on July 9, 2004 I was hit by a car driven by a drunk driver, thrown 15 feet in the air, landing on a metal grate. I was immediately …

Just being honest Not rated yet
I think that people that don't understand about brain injuries are more likely to be judgmental and labling someone. My life is a challenge and I feel …

Just sharing an experience Not rated yet
Thank you Beth and to your husband for approving my story. Beth I know people and I already know that they might say something negetive about my experiance. …

My Baby Not rated yet
I am an overseas worker and my wife was with me. One of my sons was born prematurely at 8 months. He was then placed in an incubator after his birth for …

Minor Brain Injury Survior Not rated yet
Good-morning to all of you. A couple days ago I viewed my mental record and I could not believe that there were several things that doctors were saying …

Facts but no fiction JUST BEING HONEST! Not rated yet
I guess, the time for the blaming and being angry at people in the past and present who have hurt me has come to an end for me so I can have inner peace …

My Thoughts Not rated yet
Hello everyone, the truth about things. I feel that nobody understands me. People seem to label me as annoying, crazy, wierd, unstable, agressive. I feel …

Update on Paul Not rated yet
Hi just another update on my journey. It is now nearly four years since my accident and by now i had hoped i would be back to normal, but the reality is …

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Nanny Debs Not rated yet
I had major brain surgery in 2004. My neurosurgeon told my family that I would never wake up from the coma I was in. My eldest son fought to have a feeding …

Aneurysm formation from the left posterior inferior cerebellar Not rated yet
last one month back my three year baby had a brain harmange,we had admited to him sir gagna ram hospital in delhi india, after two day past doctor found …

Brain Injured Not Broken Not rated yet
I was injured in a motorcycle accident 6 jmonths ago. It was very bad. I couldn't walk or talk. But I am now getting better. I have fully recovered. …

Anoxic Brain Injury/Hypoxia Not rated yet
Hello, My name is Mandi. My husband suffered an Acute MI(Heart Attack)almost 4 years ago. He was in a coma for 18 days. He had 100% blockage in the …

HOW TO SURVIVE WITH HALF A BRAIN?  Not rated yet
IT WAS A MIRACLE OUR DAUGHTER DANIELA SURVIVE AFTER AN ACCIDENT WHILE RIDING HIS HORSE, AFTER A BARBECUE WITH HER FRIENDS. IT WAS IN MAY 2008, AT NIGHTFALL …

desperate mother of 2 Not rated yet
My son, in 2009 was in a horrible car accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury and serious heart conditions... His face was shattered and he …

Has ANYONE been stung by a wasp and now has a brain injury? Not rated yet
Please help me find someone else to whom this happened!! It took six months until I found the right doctors who put together the correlation between wasp …

Old Info... Not rated yet
Why Is Society Blind? II (September, 1998) If movies could do it, have I, II, and even more titles with the same name – Here I am writing my number …

I'm Surviving Brain Injury Not rated yet
Here I go again.. Always brainstorming, trying to explain my point of view. I know people get mad at me when I say “you’re not a brain injury survivor”; …

Choked My Life Away Not rated yet
I woke up in the hospital with a tube down my throat. I was in a coma for 4 days. I am recovering from severe hippocampus damage. I choked on pastrami, …

From on top to looking through a dirty window Not rated yet
I'm happy to be alive, to have time to spend with my young children, and to not be financially destitute. Five years ago, a motorist in a large car ran …

Cameron's Story Not rated yet
My son was 9 years old on Oct. 23, 2010, when he was shot in the head by his 11-year-old cousin while squirrel hunting. He was flown to Ruby Memorial …

praying for a miracle Not rated yet
Four weeks ago my little cousin who is going to turn 9 on October 4th had tonsil surgery to remove them, a small and easy surgery as the doctors said. …

brain injury recovery continued Not rated yet
this is a follow up to a previous story i have written. It has been three years since my accident and sometimes when reading other peoples stories i get …

My Legal Nightmare Part 4  Not rated yet
So the basis for this legal haressment? The Neurobehavioral Care Plan used at the inpatient unit and adapted to the Care Home Plan per the sisters is …

My Legal Nightmare Part 3  Not rated yet
So what is my legal Nightmare? Well the sisters who would never help, in fact they worked with her husband to have her thrown out of her home last year, …

My Legal Nightmare Part 2 Not rated yet
My friend is now at my house. My husband and children are willing to let her stay while I get her some help. I take her to follow up psychiatrist visits, …

Legal Nightmare Helping Brain Injured Friend Part 1 Not rated yet
My legal nightmare helping my ABI friend began in August 2010 and it continues today. She had brain aneurysms, stroke, and a large subdural hematoma in …

My Summer of Recovery Not rated yet
On April 12th, 1989 I was hit by a car and suffered a major head injury. After seventeen days in a coma, I was admitted to the Rehabilitation Institute …

Brain injury in jersey channel islands uk Not rated yet
I had gone to work as normal and did my deliveries in town, I drove the three miles back to the ware house where a new floor was being installed. I went …

Starting over Not rated yet
My name is Adam. I am a 40 year old man who suffered an overdose-related brain injury. I was living at an adult drug rehabilitation center in Salt …

Even if it's been 17 years. Not rated yet
It's been 17 years since I had a ruptured brain aneurysm that almost took my life. I recovered very well, and am grateful for the support I got. It's …

So what's the big deal?!!! Not rated yet
In 1964, when most new cars were being installed with seatbelts, most people didn't know what to make of them. So they didn't use them. And even today, …

SHOCK TRAUMA MARYLAND 1982 Not rated yet
yes, they saved my husbands life. they did NOT SAVE ME OR MY LIFE of what the future would be like. total personality change, forgot the present life …

Anoxic Brain injury after hanging Not rated yet
Tyler Archibald was only 15 when he attempted suicide by hanging. It has been 7 yrs and he is bedridden, but I can not imagine life any differently now. …

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Don't believe me, I've had a brain injury Not rated yet
I had a ruptured brain anuerysm in sept of 2009 while I was home alone. From what we pieced together, it was 2 days before my son found me. He immediately …

My Life by Bethany Not rated yet
My story begins on December 18, 1987. My parents had an attic in their garage that was accessed by ladder through a small opening. I had climbed up and …

My New Car Not rated yet
Ok.. so here we go... My story starts on May 14, 2008. I got a new car, couldn't drive it because it was a manual. My brother was supposed to teach me …

A Sudden and Complete Change Not rated yet
I was in the eighth grade, made honor roll every semester, cheered for the high school in which I was assigned to go, and had recently received the …

Nurse Question Not rated yet
A 12 year old boy was shot in the right cheek two years ago and spent a year in a children's hospital where fought for his life and won. He is now at …

Music Therapy Groovist Rehabilitation Not rated yet
I was brain injured by crashing my bicycle. Recovery enlists many rehabilitation strategies. Although I questioned many rehab techniques, there was one …

Our Journey1997 Not rated yet
Our journey with brain injury started on a crisp October morning in 1997. My husband and I had just completed our morning walk and I was getting ready …

Michael Broz - Brain Injury Survivor Not rated yet
It has been 1 year and three months since my traumatic brain injury; it has been classified as moderate/severe. I have gone through 12 weeks of cognitive …

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