The hardest question most patients have during their therapy and recovery from a TBI is…. now what?
Many are on top of their career and now they cannot even see straight or balance themselves.
The following steps with prayers for progress on your journey for your new normal.
Even the simplest routines can bring hope and encouragement to families that care for a loved one with an invisible brain injury.
It's so important to start right away by practicing even the simplest consistent repeatable steps every day.
Start by setting up simple routines at home with repeatable routines for incremental milestones, and above all celebrate every win together.
Brain exercises are absolutely exhausting after an injury so don’t get too frustrated even thought it can be frightening.
It pays to have a sense of humor because the journey is really hard when at times you will not be smarter than a fifth grader. The ability to laugh at mistakes and keep pushing on with this being part your ninja toughness toward your new normal.
Don’t stop believing ever!
"The dream is free. The hustle is sold separately."
Buy a small box of blueberries from the grocery to practice lining them up two by two on a fork. Morning breakfast is important and this practice helps with hand to eye coordination.
The comeback journey takes daily practice with repetition like putting one foot in front of the other.
Doctor Sandi Isaacson is a talented neuropsychologist that didn't give up on me like the five doctors before her. Many of the doctors will recommended filing for 100% disability. Persistence pays off with the doctors watching the clock with their seven minute rule to maximize profits. Keep searching until you find one that listens and writes things down offering positive encouragement.
Download mobile apps to practice daily on your smartphone.
The more practice the more frustration toward future achievements and confidence.
Practice these games and one day, no one will play these games against you!
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You can download Dragon Dictation app for iPhone or Android absolutely free or charge. Open the Dragon Dictation app. Set the Region you are in. It is required to precise the language of recognition. Choose the Tap and Dictate button and begin to dictate. When you are through, tap the Stop button. You will see a written text of your message.
Anyone who experiences a TBI worries about what they have not written down that can help provide their life work legacy. For some, this is urgent just as a memory returns that must be captured right now.
Expect and celebrate God’s miracles of incremental victories along the comeback journey. Prayers for progress on your own new normal comeback story.
The Dragon mobile dictation app helped capture Scotty’s best-practice team collaboration methods for book co-authored with Anthony Washington.
These were positive reinforcement since 2015 after a life changing event with multiple brain injuries.
Song by Christian rock band MercyMe.
Gain positive reinforcement and immersion experiences to take your mind off your challenges.