UKABIF (United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Foundation) ran a competition in September asking people to send in films, no longer than five minutes describing the effects of a brain injury. For your 'entertainment', here's my entry...
Short Film Competition Entry: UKABIF (United Kingdom... - Headway
Ha very good rather apt for today, which I've crashed and is foggy. Don't think I've seen this one? Or maybe I have since I often do forget.
Hi Andy, I just found this site too, good to see you here! Jo
I only just joined!! Been searching around a bit more, especially as I couldn't sleep last night,: full moon tonight did for me. Glad to be here!!
Hi Andy, I was sitting there watching and sagely nodding in recognition, but then you come in with the killer comedy blow and I couldn't stop laughing. Well done once again for telling it like it is, and good luck with your entry.
"I look fine, therefore I am fine" and "meow". Now two of my favourite quotations. I have been reassured by the use and descriptions of 'fog' here. A major thing to me, a word the medical people don't even repeat back to me. A person very close to me said, 'You have seemed fine when I have seen you so you're better now.' It sent me spiralling into self-doubt, 'is it me? Am I fine?' Then answered, myself, 'No, I feel it, it is present, it is here, it is real.' Best of luck with your entry.
Keep up the good work kid ; best of luck in the competition ! xx
That was brilliant. I'm new to this site and I've never heard anybody explain 'The fog', the trauma of trying to get through the day - and speaking about a hard reality - the loss of friends, (and for me some relatives).
Thankyou. I don't feel as isolated with this as I did a few minutes ago.
My favourite quote by a bemused commentator from the Brazil Olympics during the swimming, 'The lights are on, the pool is green, I don't know WHAT'S going on !' It so often sums up my head : )
Best of luck with your entry Andy x
Yeah, I like that!
'The lift doesn't quite reach the top floor', I particularly like too
Of all the days for me to watch this.....it's very, very foggy today and I'm struggling through it as usual! I feel like I've been drinking...I haven't; my eye sight is a nuisance but again as usual I could pass any eye test they gave me, (mega frustrating). I've no idea how to describe the way I am today but yes I'm trapped in a fog! Fantastic work Andy, good luck with your entry. Now for me to try to get through this fog and take a shower in the hope that it takes the fog away for a while! Clears the old eyes and head and allows me to enjoy at least some of today! xx
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