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The first 24 hours

What you do and take the first 24 hours after getting a concussion/tbi (traumatic brain injury) matters immensely for the seriousness of the injury, the recovery time, and in extreme cases, mortality rate. 923 more words

Brain Health

brokenbrilliant reblogged this on Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind and commented:

Interesting ideas about how to manage a TBI/concussion in the first 24 hours. It is very important to manage the injury properly, to improve your long-term chances of recovery. I wonder how my life would be, had I (or the people who cared for me) done any of this after all my TBIs...

Guilt: Don't Be So Hard On Yourself

I get it. Your life changed drastically in a short period of time.

If you had a brain injury, you may be struggling with feelings of self-doubt, frustration, wanting to be better for everybody around you. 396 more words

Tbi

brokenbrilliant reblogged this on Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind and commented:

Yes

Statistics About Survivors of a Brain Injury and the Consequences Thereof

The slowest part of the body to heal is the brain. Furthermore, brain injury patients that are middle-aged females are the second most likely to reinjure their brains and/or injure another part of their bodies. 320 more words

#brain Injury

brokenbrilliant reblogged this on Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind and commented:

Good food for thought

TV Shows Just Aren't Helping Us

This isn’t something I hear of course but if I see one more dang television drama that involves¬†a severe injury without any consequences…

For example, the show, Scorpion. 248 more words

TBI

brokenbrilliant reblogged this on Broken Brain - Brilliant Mind and commented:

I haven't watched Scorpion -- haven't been all that interested. And here's something that makes me even less interested... It's true, television just does not "do" TBI depictions well at all.

Up and at 'em

I’m not depressed anymore.

I was depressed for a number of weeks. Just feeling down.

But now …

Something has lifted off me. For the past several days, I’ve been very active – making out my lists of things I wanted to get handled, and handling them… all in good order. 127 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI

Sweet life - very sweet

The weekend is working out well for me. I’m resting, and I’m also getting a lot of things done… one at a time. Without rushing and without making myself nuts. 180 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI

When nothing feels like it's moving

It probably is. You make progress… then you hit a plateau… and you hang out there for a while, and it starts to feel like nothing’s happening. 276 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI