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I am a brain injury Survivor, Family/Caregiver or professional
Survivor, Family Caregiver, Advocate
What do you find most difficult living with a brain injury
June 19,1989 My family was is a head on Auto accident, That day our lives changed forever.
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Grief, confusion, anger, panic attacks, comprehension, verbalizing and processing what was happening around me, physical pain are some of what plagued me. Relearning was no easy task. I tried to Hide my feeling and emotions. I lost my identity to find it in a new and, yes a better way. I liked the person I was. I love the person who I become and I have a greater understand and a passion to experience life in a different mind set. "It is All Good" . It takes WORK it is not easy. I am willing to do just that to become all that I can be..... Yep, I will always be Working, I'll never to old to learn.
what is most important that you learn about brain injury
Being around people who want to protect me from failing, thinking that because I had a brain injury I can't ever inprove or do any better than the day I was injured. They need to learn and understand that kind of thought process can do more harm than good. I even could hold us back from recovery. It is okay to fail. We all need to keep ourselves safe so when we try to progress in life we need to, not put our self in harms way. We have been hurt enough. Now it is time to get to Work so we can Play. Life is a balancing act we need to mix it up with both work and play to fully enjoy who we are. h. .
my or my families brain injury is concidered
Moderate, TBI

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At 10:15pm on May 6, 2013, Glen Brist said…

Thanks  Ann  for  your  reply,....  Isn't   Graig  a  wonderful   guy....I   met   him    a  couple  years  ago  at  our   Montana  TBI  conference.....  and    got  interested  in   computer   "out reach "  has  been  a   great  help...  There  is  so  much  helpful  information  for  us   here!   You take  good   care  now.... We  do   progress,   2  forward,   1  back,  but   keep  positive.    good  days  to  you...

At 6:58am on April 26, 2013, Glen Brist said…

Hello  Ann,   I  enjoyed  reading  your  profile,  and   surely agree  with  you !  I  also  have  been  taught  so  many   wonderful  things  and    ways   since  injury..... with  work !   I  do   get   tired  of  my  fatigue,  but  know  it  is  necessary  to   just   slow  down.....  I  always  feel   better  after  a   nap,  and   also  in   helping   others... in  various  ways,   kindness,  a  visit,   caring,   -   there   are  so many  ways  to  help  -  in  so  doing  we  help  our  selves.... Glad  I  found your  page...   glen

At 4:27pm on January 20, 2011, Travis Heston Forest gave Ann Grabhorn a gift
Happy Birthday Ann Hope you succeed in Life and all way's do well. Many Blessings and Prayers.. Take Care, Travis
At 9:03pm on May 21, 2010, Tammi Diaz said…
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