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    Thanks for the suggestion. I will check them out....

    Thanks for the suggestion. I will check them out. As for the commute...I know it will be rough. Hopefully I can make it work though.
  2. Thread: Cool video

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    Beautifully done and exactly what I needed to see...

    Beautifully done and exactly what I needed to see today.
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    Moving to Los Angeles, Looking for Work

    Hey all,

    I used to be on this forum all the time, but am just now returning.

    My husband and I are moving to Los Angeles in Mid-October and I am looking to find work. I'm really hoping to find...
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    Have her check out Bright Moon Eventing outside...

    Have her check out Bright Moon Eventing outside of Winchester. It's definitely a bit of a drive (about 1.5 hours from McLean), but worth it in my opinion. The trainer, Karen, is great and the...
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    When I was 22, I took a head-first fall off a...

    When I was 22, I took a head-first fall off a horse while riding cross country at a recognized horse trial. It resulted in a brain injury that bordered on the region between mild and moderate...
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    Thank you all! We are enjoying our newlywed time...

    Thank you all! We are enjoying our newlywed time together. Life really is better with someone who is willing to give his entire self to you. I never knew how happy I could be until he came along. He...
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    Returning to the Forum!

    Hello everyone!

    It has been a LONG time since I posted on here! I used to post all the time in the weeks and months following my TBI but I have not posted in so, so long! I thought I would pop in...
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    Oh, you sound so much like me....granted, my...

    Oh, you sound so much like me....granted, my seizures are caused by a traumatic brain injury and not by a tumor, but my seizures also happen almost exclusively at night. We are also playing the drug...
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    Career Options - what do you think?

    Hi everyone! It's been a super long time since I've posted in here but I've been super crazy busy!

    Also, this is going to be a long post. Sorry. And the horse-related part is coming, I promise!
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    Riding with one arm?

    So I just had a shoulder injury while backcountry skiing on Saturday and my Christmas break (which started Friday) was supposed to be my time to *really* get back into riding (as well as do a bunch...
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    Wow!! Way to go for coming so far! Determination...

    Wow!! Way to go for coming so far! Determination is something you were born with :)

    It took me a long time to piece all of my symptoms into CP - in the early 90s, "mild" CP wasn't even considered...
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    Anyone have a Warrick baby?

    I'm looking to breed my mare to Hidden Valley Farm's Warrick this year and I'm just wondering if anyone has a foal by him or if they know any foals by him. I think he would be the perfect complement...
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    Yes - brain injury at 3 gave me problems similar...

    Yes - brain injury at 3 gave me problems similar to ADHD and dyslexia, auditory processing disorder, executive dysfunction, speech problems (cluttering), and some minor physical symptoms (basically I...
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    I am so sorry to hear about your accident! I had...

    I am so sorry to hear about your accident! I had a similar experience not long ago and have been struggling with many of the same things, so I'll share my thought process and maybe it can help you.
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    I'm an eventer, marathoner, and triathlete, in my...

    I'm an eventer, marathoner, and triathlete, in my early 20s and therefore young and dumb, I've had six concussions and one recent more serious head injury, and spine problems are a way of life. Add...
  16. Wow, so this thread got resureccted while I was...

    Wow, so this thread got resureccted while I was away!

    Spring term has been INSANELY busy! But I'm doing very well.

    I really, really agree with poltroon, eye in the sky, and kdow - the attitude...
  17. Gaining strength with neurological damage

    So now that I am riding on a regular basis and trying to get my mare back in shape for a dressage show in May, some of my leg problems are becoming more...problematic

    Overall, I lack a lot of...
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    Anything is possible if you have the dedication....

    Anything is possible if you have the dedication. 1:50 - 2:40

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8xQFeFaI38

    Best of luck to you, I'm glad you're doing better.
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    I'm so sorry you have to deal with this! It's...

    I'm so sorry you have to deal with this! It's such a terrible disease. I've watched it destroy my mother for my entire 22 years of life. She is doing a lot better now after decades of changing...
  20. Thread: I did it!

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    Biochemistry...I have a love/hate relationship...

    Biochemistry...I have a love/hate relationship with biochemistry. I love learning about the physiological processes down to the molecular level, but I could do without lipid metabolism...most o...
  21. Thread: I did it!

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    I did it!

    I did a lot of things, actually...But mainly I finished finals!! For a few days there, I did NOT think I was going to make it all the way through, but I did. So far only two grades have been posted,...
  22. Go for it

    I'm sorry you have to deal with this. It's no fun. I have epilepsy due to a head injury. For me, it's all still pretty new - my head injury was six months ago and the seizures started about three...
  23. Thanks again everyone. You guys are the ones who...

    Thanks again everyone. You guys are the ones who help me, I think. I don't feel very brave or courageous or inspiring or strong or determined. In fact, I'm still pretty scared. But I just feel like I...
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    Been there too

    Fatigue is the name of the game. On the days where I'm building up to a seizure, I will just be WIPED. Makes it hard to get through class consciously (and I am usually having petit mal seizures as...
  25. You guys, you're amazing. Really. Ok, so I...

    You guys, you're amazing. Really.

    Ok, so I have a few confessions to make - to myself and to you.

    My pain doctor did not leave me completely without options. In fact, I think he gave me some...
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