Food for thought
One of the hardest parts of having PCS is the fact that the injury is completely invisible. If you have a broken leg, people will run over and open the door for you. The doctor will give you a timeframe of how long your recovery will take. You’ll know exactly what treatments are right for your leg to heal so that you can walk again, and go about your usual activities. With a brain injury? Not so much. Nobody around you is aware that you’re suffering so greatly because you look completely normal. Sometimes I wish there was a physical sign of PCS. Like a black eye that wouldn’t go away until you were recovered, or something! Just to show people that PCS is a real and serious entity.
I would certainly say that peoples’ lack of understanding is definitely one of the hardest parts of my PCS journey. When my…
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