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I Am Learning How to Live Life Being Disabled

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    GOD Help Me

    "You've been in a Coma" That was the first thing I recognized someone saying to me.  Let me start from the beginning.  Like everyone,  I worked, played and ran my life. One day I didn't feel so well but went to work anyway and ...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    Learning to Live Disabled.

    My Disabilities are directly from my Coma.  Although I am Diabetic, it was not what put me in the Coma.  I have short term memory, & mobility problems.  Because of the lack of oxygen to my brain while in intensive care I have no feeling in either hands...
    MariesBelief MariesBelief 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2009

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