I struggled for seven years before I was finally diagnosed with a brain injury; specifically post concussive syndrome due to multiple concussions.
Blessings, yes there actually are some to a brain injury. Call them Silver Linings inside a dark cloud. Call them Brain Blessings. And almost every blessing is the flip side of one of the difficulties of the brain damage.
This blog came about from having over and over said “I could write a book on How to do Everything Wrong with a Brain Injury”. I decided that I might as well start blogging about my experience and see
On my first appointment at TBI rehab the doc told me that they frequently see people like me: someone who has a brain injury that was missed for a long time because we “present well”.
We all have “bad brain days” where we never quite seem to wake up and do silly things. The thing for me is that when I have a bad brain day the fog is just a little thicker and it lasts a lot longer.