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Tue, Jun 11 1:31pm · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

Thank you for sharing your ideas. The library is always a good resource. I wonder if social services would know of any programs also? I think it's a wonderful benefit that we can support one another and share ideas.
Dawn

Tue, Jun 11 1:28pm · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

Thank you for sharing your experiences. I can't even imagine how hard this would be to live through in your life. By sharing, I think we can find comfort in one another. We know that we are not alone in our struggles.
Dawn

Thu, May 30 12:20pm · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

Hi there and welcome!
I'm so glad you're sharing your journey with us!! You are not alone. I know that where we are located, they have group homes for men who have suffered/are living with a brain injury. These are professionals who know how to deal with those behaviors while trying to give the highest quality of life possible. Also, have you looked into any kind of an outpatient treatment situation? Those lingering symptoms can be so self defeating for the tbi sufferer, and equally as painful for the family. Treatment options are always evolving and perhaps there is something out there that could be of help. Lastly, has your son had a recent physical? The reason I mention this is that as we age or bodies change and perhaps another disease process is aggravating TBI symptoms. Just some ideas. Please continue to reach out. I hope you will find some comfort on this site. Please listen to the podcast listed in my initial posting. Perhaps it will also give you some comfort. Best to you and your son.

Tue, Mar 26 10:03am · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

You honor me! Thank you for appreciating my words. I have two teenagers and find that my words often fall of deaf ears!!!
Dawn

Tue, Mar 26 10:02am · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

Yes, I agree that our RN behaviors can take over at times! I appreciate your support as well. This is such a difficult process. I know some days are better, and I think "I've got this beat". And then there's other days where I feel like I've taken steps back. I just keep trying to move forward and try to stay positive. Hang in there!
Dawn

Mon, Mar 25 2:55pm · Pituitary macroadenoma tumor and short term memory loss. Help!! in Brain Tumor

Hi,
I'm the Dawn Pereda you are referring to. I am also a nurse and I suffered from a brain injury. This brain injury has left me with some memory deficits. I have completed brain rehab therapy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. If you would like to have a further discussion with me, please feel free to contact me by private message on Connect.
Wishing you the best through this awkward journey, Dawn

Mon, Mar 25 4:56pm · Pituitary macroadenoma tumor and short term memory loss. Help!! in Brain Tumor

Thank you for your suggestions. I always appreciate input and new ideas.
Dawn

Mon, Mar 25 4:50pm · Adult Life after a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Brain & Nervous System

Day by day it's a new path. Keep looking forward!
Dawn