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  1. Just come out of hospital. Unfortunately my scan was delayed by 40 minutes which didn’t help. Staff were so helpful and kind. She put the head cage thing on and I couldn’t handle it so she thought what she could do instead and used a different device which didn’t come over my face. My husband stayed with me the whole time. I was crushing his hand! Unfortunately the headphones weren’t working with sound as we found out afterwards that the cable wasn’t attached. The third scan was the longest and seemed to go on forever. When that stopped I had to press the bu
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  2. Hi Xmartz Sending you a great big virtual hug xx You are not worthless at all, you have been through a huge trauma. Be kind to yourself as our lovely Karen once said to me on here. Do you think you could sit down and write down all the things you are struggling with or getting frustrated with. Your children are adults and maybe as a family you could have a chat about ways they could help you. You may have done this already xx Also have you contacted your Doctor or Consultant about your angry out of control outbursts. There are people you can talk to a
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  3. Hi Allianz, I had SAH nearly 3 yrs ago with left sided weakness. I was diagnosed with post heamorrhagic hydrocephalus a year ago and since then have had 2 different types of shunts fitted. I'm using a walking stick as it helps me to feel the floor when I walk. I'm finding fatigue is still a big battle on a daily basis and was told it can take your brain a long time to recover. My Parietal lobe was damaged, I try to keep a positive outlook, taking it one day at a time. 1 year is still very early in your recovery, keep being kind to yourself and try not to ove
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  4. Thanks everyone I shall be leaving for the hospital in about 20 minutes. Really appreciate all your kind words xx
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  5. Hey there Agree with everything Tina has said - be kind and accepting to yourself as well. Regarding the uncontrollable outbursts - I see you're only 3 years older than me and I'm going through the same thing at the moment. However, I do know what's causing them - the flaming menopause!!! And I do notice that the symptoms are worse the nearer it would be to my monthly cycle. Is that ringing true for you at all? It's still worth talking to your doctor if you can, they may be able to help somehow, but identifying the reasons is just as helpful and may help
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