As a brain tumor survivor, I must admit that going into and coming out of my operations I felt many, many emotions…and gratitude isn’t one of them.
I have felt sad, upset, despondent, anger and sorry for myself. But I don’t remember feeling “grateful”. I suspect that neither has other brain tumor victims and friends and families.
Strangely, I’ve had folks tell me something like “you should be grateful, it could have been a lot worse”, which I have always found particularly…Continue
If you haven’t seen the recent Diane Sawyer interview with Representative Gabby Giffords, I highly recommend it. Here’s a link: http://abcnews.go.com/US/gabby_giffords/humor-determination-key-congresswoman-gabrielle-giffords-recovery/story?id=14944407#.TsLQP2HRaSq
Here's a great example of somebody with a brain injury and is reduced to…Continue