“It’s a constant struggle for the rest of your life … you know how you used to be and you want your life back … but it won’t happen … it’s like living in thick fog.”
Fortunately, I had wonderful treatment at one of the very best hospitals in the world, Cape Town’s famous Groote Schuur hospital in Observatory on the slopes of Table Mountain, scene of the world’s first heart transplant done by Dr Christiaan Barnard and his team in December 1967.
And that’s why I survived after being in a long coma…and far longer rehabilitation.
With the greatest respect and thanks (gratitude) to doctors, nurses and all medical professionals around the globe. They are “the true unsung heroes of the world”.
“The human brain is quite amazing, in that after brain damage, new neural pathways can be learnt and developed over time (as the electrical impulses from the brain eventually find new and longer routes to their destination) … but this happens only with dedication, persistence, practice and patience* (great) .”
– craig (December 2015)
* “the three pees”
“We share what we know, so that we all may grow.”
“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”
“I refuse (absolutely) to be limited and defined by what I can’t do, but what I can do…my very best.-
c as inspired by m after sharing a conversation about her “Everest” (31st December 2015)
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials.”
A writer’s dreams“