Hi, I'm using a compute to contact the world again... great... I think I must be recovering! Was in fatal road crash October 2014, thought i was ok when discharged from hospital 2 months later, cos all the broken bones were healed or healing. Was not told that I had suffered a SAH or Mid Line Shift .. and so learned along the way that the world was suddenly .... weird .... and then weirder. Learning now that despite all the 'its still early", "you've more rehab tasks to work through", "you're doing great". These well meaning words have delayed my Acceptance that I will most likely get to keep some of my symptoms. Also makes me feel like Im making a fuss about something that has got better and will continue to get better, in short, milking it. I look ok, in fact better/fatter than i ever did. I balance with a crutch because I wobble, I have sensory impairment crossing the road. But, the comments I get are "Hey, you dont need that stick to walk" Your gait is perfect, and your leg no longer broken. That makes me feel like a liar. They dont see the incontinence, or the Fatique, or the Emotional Lability or the Inability to process information in a noisy environment. They dont see me walk out of the shop because I dont know what I went in for. They dont see me cry when I get home, convinced that I made a correct purchase, but was distracted enough in the shop to get home and surprised to find out i actually bought something else. Damn you hidden disability, You make people so challenging ..... Trish
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