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Friday, January 18, 2013

Having a bad week

This conversation was posted on Facebook Friday (today). I'm sharing this personal post because it illustrates the daily struggle of living with a brain injury.
  • I have an appointment with a sleep specialist this afternoon who will be reviewing my recent sleep studies. Pray that his prescribed treatment makes a difference toward staying awake and focused, and provides relief for the lost short-term memory that prevents me from doing profitable work.
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    • David Lloyd Ok. I just got back from the office. My appointment is Monday. THIS IS WHY I need this appointment.... Arrrgggghhh!
    • David Lloyd When I got home, I got another letter from Social Security Disability telling me I don't qualify because I'm able to work. I wish that was true. I WANT it to be true.
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    • David Lloyd This has been an especially bad week of letting people down (and most of all, myself) because I miss appointments or go to the wrong place, or the right place at the wrong time.

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