I feel like I am crying all the time. I hate it. I wish I can be stronger. My husband has been in brain injury rehab since early Sept. Hypoxia brain injury due to heart attack deprived of oxygen. Memory has got a bit better in some ways at least remembering what he ate in the morning but still saying a lot of things that he believes to be true when it's not true. It's hard to convince him otherwise. He started to be more stable in his walking about 3 weeks ago but yesterday he was back on the wheelchair again. They took off his meds - Keppra which was helping him with the shakes/ataxia so now he is shaking again so not safe without the wheelchair. Reason why they stopped it is because his personality got worst (side effects) - angry, wanting to sleep most of the time, stopped engaging/doing his sessions, thinking he is completely well, saying he doesn't have a brain injury & they are keeping him there for no reason. Criticises on anything when he has the chance, sarcastic, very challenging, he even said there's no such thing as OT, Physiotherapist etc, he doesn't believe they are professionals and he is just wasting his time with them. Things weren't so bad about 3 weeks ago and then his behaviour got worst. He won't listen. He keeps insisting his Dr said he is well enough and can leave and all these people don't know what they are doing. The Dr he refers to was someone he used to work with at a hospital but she has retired awhile ago so that is a make belief on his part. None of us can reason things with him now. It's so hard. When he knows I'm upset he will apologise and he will say something like "ok....I know I need to do my sessions, I will, I will try harder" but next day the same thing will happen again that he has skipped all his sessions". Sigh. Don't know what to say really. Just losing hope.
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