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Tina

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About Tina

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  • Birthday 26/10/62

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    Female
  • Location
    Surrey UK

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  • Biography
    SAH 3rd Dec 2007 - Ruptured Berry Aneurysm - Basilar Tip - Brain Stem. Seven Hour Craniotomy - Right Side - Clipped
  • Location
    Surrey UK
  • Interests
    loving life and love all animals :)
  • SAH/Stroke Date
    3rd December 2007

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  1. Hi Keith, really good to see you here, hope you are doing well xx
  2. Hi Laura Lovely to see you on here and send lots of love back to you xx
  3. Hi Kimberly A very warm welcome to BTG Firstly, a huge well done to you for getting back to work. Brain fatigue/fog is something many of us suffer from, it is so hard sometimes to gauge your limits. Your brain soon tells you when to stop and slow down. You are doing the right thing by resting up and listening to your body. For me, the fatigue is always there, i have just learnt the signs and how to manage my limits better over the years. Mind you, still catches me out sometimes Have you been to see your Dr about regulating heat & cold? They may be able to refer you to someone that can help? Look forward to hearing more from you. Take care Tina xx
  4. Hi Casey Great news all checked out ok with your ticker and no blockage causing the dreaded fatigue It's good that they did investigate other avenues and it has given you peace of mind in one respect regarding your ticker, but as you say, guess they will never understand. Take care, go steady. Tina xx
  5. Hi Kim A very warm welcome to BTG. Here is the link to 'A Letter From Your Brain' that Casey mentioned above. We look forward to hearing more from you. Take care Tina xx
  6. Hi Palhuc A very warm welcome to BTG It is very good to read your hubby has turned a corner and recovering fast. I really hope he learns the swallow test and gradually builds up his strengh to walk again soon. Everyones recovery is different, but all the signs are positive. Some recover very quickly, others it takes a lot longer. 5 months is still very early in recovery, so your hubby is doing well I hope you are doing ok and remembering to look after you too? Take care & let us know how you are both doing. Tina xx
  7. Hi Kinda A very warm welcome to BTG ! At 4 months you are still in the early stages of recovery and as Casey says listen to your body, pace yourself and rest up plenty. Drinking water certainly helps with the headaches as Jess has explained. A phased return to work often helps to find your limits and what you can and cant cope with in the early stages. I dont know if this is something you can do in your line of work? Gradually build up the amount of work you take on. Your body is definitely telling you when you have pushed too much. Go steady and and let us know how you are doing. Take care Tina xx
  8. Hi Liz A very warm welcome to BTG, so glad you found us. Some great advice from Clare above. I had an SAH and had all the symptoms you are having too. It is scary but things will get better. Listen to your body and be kind to yourself. It just takes time and getting to know your limits. Its great you have your wife, sister & dogs around to support you. It is such a very worrying time for them too. You will find lots of helpful information here and friendly caring support Feel free to ask any questions and to join in the daily banter in the Green Room in the members area. As Clare says, you are not alone you have us now Take care and we look forward to hearing more from you. Tina xx
  9. Hi Shobs & Sandeep A very warm welcome to BTG ! So glad you found us. Some really great replies from the others above. Good days and bad days we are here for you. Keep in touch, we are a friendly bunch and we look forward to hearing how you are both doing. Take care Love Tina xx
  10. Hi Karen A very warm welcome to BTG. Find above the link to 'A letter from your Brain' that the lovely Win mentioned in her post Wishing your Mum well and look forward to hearing more from you. Take care Tina xx
  11. Agree with Sarah, so beautifully written Daff Thank you lovely lady for all your caring, helping, supportive, inspirational words to others on BTG. Well done on all that you have acheived and hope you enjoyed your special day. Take care Love Tina xx
  12. Hi a very warm welcome to BTG. I really hope you hear soon from the DVLA, it does take time. As Subs says above, keep chasing them. At 6 months after my craniotomy i still had head pain. Especially if i bent down, it was awful. As everything was mending and knitting back together, I felt very sharp twinging pains, also felt like something was crawling around my head, very strange sensations ! Things did improve over time, apart from down the right side of my face, eye and side of head, where i have nerve damage and metal plates. The cold weather really aggrivates. Please feel free to join in the daily banter in the Green Room and also the Brain Games. We are a friendly bunch . Look forward to hearing more from you. Take care Tina.
  13. Hi A very warm welcome to BTG. So glad you managed to get to somewhere you knew to direct the ambulance services....how scary ! Well done on getting back to work so soon, but i do agree with the others, that it seems very quick after such a major trauma to your brain from the bleed. I was given some great advice from Karen who created BTG....she said be kind to yourself and listen to your body. When you are feeling irritable slow down and take a break. Your brain is working over time trying to repair at the same time as functioning as normal. Did you start a phased return to work? Most find this gently eases them back into work with less stress. Here is a link posted by Super Mario, you may find this helpful: Wishing you well and we look forward to hearing more from you. Take care Tina.
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    Cat, you are in the very early stages of recovery and just taking it one day at a time is the very best way. Pace yourself and listen to your body and drink plenty of water. I think we all have good days and bad days, its only natural after going through such a life threatening trauma. So pleased you found BTG We look forward to hearing more from you. Take care Tina xx
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    Hi Cat A very warm welcome to BTG ! Great news your 3 month MRI was clear How are you doing and feeling ? Feel free to ask any questions, we cant give medical advice but can share our experiences. You have come to the right place for lots of helpful information and caring friendly support. Please also feel free to join in the daily banter in the Green Room and the Brain games Take care Tina xx PS love your profile picture