18 Years Later

Brain Injury Support Group of Duluth-Extension

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Friday, November 27th.  It was 18 years ago that my life changed forever.  Today was the day I was in my car accident.  I don’t remember any of it, including the approximately 6 months prior to the accident.  I only know the following because it was told to me and/or documented in medical charts.

     A man noticed my car on the side of the road.  There was sketchy cell phone service there, but he was able to call 911.  I am forever thankful to this man, as are my parents and family.

     They used the Jaws of Life to get me out of the car.  Then I was airlifted to the nearest hospital.  After I was stabilized I was flown to Duluth Minnesota for an immediate craniotomy.

     I was placed in a medically-induced coma for almost a month.  When…

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