I Have Brain Damage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Kenosis, Letting Go

    This story is a duplicate of a blog entry in my profile. I am placing here also in case it can be helpful to someone else. Thank you. Months ago, I mentally protected myself for this possible outcome. I do it every time. If I perceive a person, pet, thing is leaving me I de...
    paco35 paco35
    56-60, M
    1 Response Oct 20, 2009

    I was born with brain damage.

    When my mom was in labour, we went under stress. I have troubles feeling certain emotions, I lack some impulse control, and I blackout and get severe migraines. I'm thankful that I have it mildly compared to other people I've met with brain damage.
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell
    18-21, F
    Sep 11, 2014

    I've Been Shattered But I Remain Unbroken

    My mother and father met in Hawaii, my and my mom's home state where my dad moved to. My mother worked for the Navy and my dad was in the military. He worked at the shipyard. The lab my mother worked at when she was pregnant with me made things with large doses of radiation. She...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 24, 2013

    Epilepsy And Brain Damage

    I started having seizures when I was a couple weeks old. The doctors didn't think I would live and I was in the hospital for weeks I had a little bit of brain damage in my frontal lobe from it, so I didn't learn to talk til I was like 5. And I had speech impediment most of my...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Dec 9, 2011

    That's why i resist typing,

    cos i get dizzy when i typing. people say i'm selfish.no.you are selfish if you still force me to write messages to you. i can't,so i don't want to.period.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 7

    More On My Brain Damage

    Life flies by, one minute your making plans for your future, chasing dreams making goals. You think life is perfect nothing can go wrong, you think you ar indestructible. You think nothing will stand in your way, and you have a lot of time to do the things you want to do. You...
    wyomingsmiles wyomingsmiles
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Nov 18, 2011

    Drunk Driver

    I have had a permanent severe Traumatic Brain Injury for close to 20 years now. I was the front passenger in a car that was hit head-on by a drunk driver at over 100 mph impact. The brain damage affects my everyday life and always will for the rest of my life here on earth.
    BlackRose321 BlackRose321
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 23, 2012

    I had a seizure in sixth grade

    and got a concussion. Since then I haven't been able to remember a lot of things from elementary school and my short-term memory has gotten worse since my first seizure.
    indigo286 indigo286
    18-21, F
    Sep 9, 2014


    I am not sure about everyone, but since my surgeries . I crave soda pop, and I have to have 2 a day or my whole brain is confused. I know another woman who never drank soda pop. Now she drinks 4 a day.We also get confused with simple everyday things to do around the house. For...
    wyomingsmiles wyomingsmiles
    26-30, F
    Feb 2, 2012

    I have a T.B.I. Traumatic Brain Injury i

    revived in Iraq along with several bones needing to be repaired. It is the single hardest thing I've ever felt with. Learning seizure signs and new ways to remember things has been extremely challenging and has pushed me as far as I feel I can go. Some days I feel as though I...
    Addison87 Addison87
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 20, 2014
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