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Fear swirled around me, filling my head and controlling my thoughts. Too disoriented to know up from down. I couldn’t pay attention for any length of time and was often agitated and frustrated. These feelings were all based in fear. How was I going to live with a disability? How would I do it? The […]
My crash started me on a journey, darker and more disabling yet more enlightening , than anything I’d ever known. Until rehab, I didn’t know what I didn’t know.
People with disabilities see hospitals, especially trauma centers, like any other business that produces salable products. A trauma center’s main product is people who feel like winners because they are achieving progress on the rehab road.
“You’ll never be able to walk or talk understandably again.” When Harborview Hospital’s chief neurosurgeon told me the unacceptable truth I’d insisted on hearing, it was like he pounded nails into my Attitude coffin.