After the Coma, I Was Dropped!

OK, It may have not been a real drop but after over a month, I woke up from my coma. ( I write this years later…)

I had awoken not able to use a muscle, However in the first few weeks after  I showed signs , as I was told , of improvement, ability to wiggle a finger on one hand. I was responding with blinking my eyes and turned my eyes toward a television.

Great!

They moved me from the hospital I was at to a highly regarded head trauma and spinal cord recovery special unit at the County Medical Center.

Note  , It was freezing as they took me in the ambulance from hospital to hospital.  I was well wrapped in blankets but my face was cold. I could of used a ski mask! (It was in upstate NYearly in Feb, COLD) and thats when I felt like they dropped me. Of course I was strapped in the gurney but going in the ambuilance m when the wheels hit the ground. It was shocking.

Hey EMTs, How about some better Shock Absorbers on those carts!


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Hemiparesis Living Care, Rehabilitation Recovery, Safety: Includes Care for living with : One Side Partial Paralysis or Muscle Weakness, Footdrop or Spasticity resulting from Head Injury or Stroke
Home Care and Safety, Rehabilitation exercises,associated conditions, problem areas, treatment options, behavioral, emotional consequences, realistic goals, future expectations, resources, brain training and safety practices are covered. Safety and care at home of those affected is the primary focus. This book compiles researching current health care practices emphasizing safety with reviewing valuable lessons learned and studied in over 30 years since the author 'awoke' from a coma, revealing his own partial paralysis or hemiparesis and beginning the road back through rehabilitation and subsequent successful life an an engineer and self growth author