The Survivors




Alphabetical by First Name

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7 thoughts on “The Survivors

  1. Hi I had a sah in January I am a survivor I never thought I would be the same again but slowly I am getting better I have returned to work and taking one day at a time 😁

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    • Every day is a new opportunity. Keep on keeping on Jackie. Thanks for your comment.

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  2. I was working in September 2000. I was a sales rep for an autoglass replacement service in Louisville, Ky. I don’t remember the accident at all, but was driving my Chevrolet SUV Blazer, when they say my wheels went off the road and I over-corrected, then rolled over. Before the roll-over, I was ejected and landed in a yard. I was air lifted to University Hospital and in a drug induced coma for three weeks. I continued to recover for three more weeks there, then transferred to Frazier Re-hab in Jewish Hospital. Then another 3 months of out patient re-hab. It’s been 16 years now and I’m still learning. My priorities have changed a great deal since then. You need to look for something positive in every situation, you can spend way too much time stuck “digging in the mud”. When you realize it could have been over, almost was, you finally figure out what really matters. So much that you thought did, really doesn’t after

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    • Something like this….that is so catastrophic…. is life changing that is for sure. Levels of change you cannot even begin to recognize at times or in the moment as you navigate through your recovery process.

      I relate to that about the feeling of priorities being changed. I find they change not just in my overall life, but from day to day and sometimes moment to moment. Sometimes I feel even like I lose the ability to prioritize and feel immensely flooded or overwhelmed.

      The body is miraculous still the same. As a society, we have only begun to learn about what our brains are capable of and how they affect every facet of our lives. It does become paramount to look for positives in order to get through each new day.

      It is exciting to me to hear from you that after 16 years you are still learning. This is phenomenal and thank you for sharing and offering our readers and me…a bit of HOPE.

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    • That coulda been me. Very similar stories. Find peace and don’t waste one of your good remaining brain cells on sumpin ya can’t change. Research on BIs will tell ya what happened and how to compensate. (or ask me)

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