Happy Saturday, before I write my next blog about Mental Health and Depression part 4, I want to put a disclaimer. My blog is not for anyone to feel sorry for me, it is to inform, educate. motivate and strengthen anyone dealing with life. My experiences are personal knowledge through experience. It is my life,… Continue reading For you.
Tag: life after a coma.
While I learn to accept and support the belief, theory, and change willingly and enthusiastically of my cognitive disability, I do miss my old self and some emotions, like happiness and joy. I have been certainly welcoming my lack of apathy - because somethings "I really don't care for or about". Imagine quoting this scripture… Continue reading Adulting…..
Depression and Mental Health PT3
It's a rainy Saturday, I love rain the sound of the droplets, the comfort of knowing "this to shall pass", feeling of peace that a rainbow is going to be formed reminding us the God will never destroy the world by rain and flood again. Hello Readers, continuing from last mental health post. I was… Continue reading Depression and Mental Health PT3
TIA, ABI, MCI and Sickle Cell Anemia
You might be thinking and wondering what these acronyms have to do with each other; well my post has covered all except one. If you are new here let me re-cap a little. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) is often called a mini-stroke TIA - Click the acronym to see my post on this. This was… Continue reading TIA, ABI, MCI and Sickle Cell Anemia
Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) education time:
My diagnosis after two Neurocognitive tests. This is a way to measure brain function non-invasively. It uses paper-and-pencil tests or computerized tests to assess important aspects of cognition: attention, memory, language, reaction time, perception, and so on. One test was administered in UT Health in Houston TX, in 2019. The length of the testing appointment six… Continue reading Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) education time:
Mental Health and Depression – Pt 2
Begin date of post: May 29, 2022 I haven't written in over a year. I believe my last post was on my 48th Birthday in December 2020, but what started off as a small miserable feeling turned out to be my biggest fight. I actually tried writing when it first began in 2021 but I… Continue reading Mental Health and Depression – Pt 2
September in Sickle Cell Awareness Month
The irony on September being Sickle Cell month is that very same month this disease put me in the biggest fight of and for my life. I won that battle but not the war as there were so many more battles that followed. I will forever be fighting I may not always win but I… Continue reading September in Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Anxiety – my ignorance was bliss
Anxiety, holding Magnifying Glass. Studio Shot Have you ever done something so risky that you were unaware of until you stopped took time and think about it and really analyze what you just did? Let me give you an example and I know I am not the only person this has happened to but ever… Continue reading Anxiety – my ignorance was bliss
A time to weep
It happens…… . A Time to Weep ‘It happens’—not quite the slogan I’ve seen on T-shirts, but near enough. It does. Soon enough, however, happy our circumstances, we will come down to earth with a bump. We have never cowered in terror with bombs exploding around us, or left our homes and possessions, our businesses… Continue reading A time to weep
The day I went to sleep
A coma is a deep state of unconsciousness. An individual in acoma is alive but unable to move or respond to his or her environment. Coma may occur as a complication of an underlying illness, or as a result of injuries, such as brain injury. A coma rarely lasts more than 2 to 4 weeks September 5,2014 was my last normal day… Continue reading The day I went to sleep
It’s been a while…..
Not an easy road Hellooo world, I am sixteen days post op from left shoulder replacement surgery and trust and believe it has not been an easy 16 days. I digress, surgery went better than I expected with no complications from sickle cell, NOW that's a first ever. I was very happy and pleased when… Continue reading It’s been a while…..
Just listen to me….
I wish health care providers would listen to me, I think some are so determined to do their job and not listen to what patients say. The one thing I absolutely hate is that on top of have a chronic blood affiliated disease is that my veins are really small making me a hard stick.… Continue reading Just listen to me….
Cuba – My third Cruise
I normally cruise on Carnival but this time I did a four day cruise on Royal Caribbean because they sailed to Cuba. Part of my life after the coma is having vacation packages I totally forgot about but had to taken else I would lose all the money I had invested. Sickle Cell never ask… Continue reading Cuba – My third Cruise
Yesterday’s fruit,tomorrow’s wine.
Life after a coma has been the most difficult season in my entire existence on earth. One may say with any tragic and traumatic experience, especially a life altering one. The hardest time is rebuilding not only what was lost but yourself physically,emotionally, financially, and mentally all literally. I spent six weeks in a coma… Continue reading Yesterday’s fruit,tomorrow’s wine.
Teach us how to Pray
Happy Sabbath/Saturday to all! One of the damages from my coma was Brain Hemorrhaging and this was caused by multiple mini strokes in my brain. Sickle cell can and will damage every part of the body at one time or the other. Me as I explained in other post was total body shut down and… Continue reading Teach us how to Pray
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