TBI: To Be Inspired

4yrs; Day 1636 – Corey Beattie in her own words

Hi Everyone, We need to call on our prayer warriors. We have tackled some very difficult days and continue to wait for answers. We haven't written primarily because it's been a very emotional month. There are some positive improvements to report but overall, this...

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4yrs; Day 1620 – from Corey

Hello everybody this is corey beattie I do realize it has been quite some time since I have reached out, however, i am still reading your daily posts. And reading posts daily gives me motivation to go on with the rest of my day whatever is in store for me. I went down...

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4yrs; 5 months – Where’s the Magic 8 Ball?

Hi Everyone, Today, Corey and I both had PT. I've begun therapy as well for my left shoulder. It's become unstable due to overuse. I call it 'caregivers shoulder'...it's a technical term. Corey came with me this morning. It was a real test for her because she could...

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4yrs; Day 1611 – Brain Injury Awareness

Hi Everyone, March is Brain Injury Awareness month. A brain injury can happen to you, your sibling, parent, child, friend or neighbor. A brain injury is not an event, it is a life altering injury requiring long term rehab and financial support for PT, OT, cognitive,...

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4yrs; Day 1605 – Rx and therapy update

Hi Everyone, Things have been rather challenging since last week. We've got another insurance hurdle to jump in about 3 weeks. Corey has to push harder now than she has in months. In addition to the functional improvements Insurance is looking for, everyone is working...

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4yrs; Day 1601 – from Corey; hardest part of TBI

hi everyone, this is corey, if i could put a pencil to it, the hardest thing about living with a brain injury would be 1. acceptance (which is the biggest of all of my emotions) and also talking about and feeling my scary thoughts, both at the same time. acceptance is...

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4yrs; Day 1598 – therapy update

Hi Everyone, Corey was back at Bryn Mawr today. Natalie hasn't worked with her in 2 weeks and she 'felt' a big difference in Corey's body. Normally she walks behind Corey holding her hips and torso, so she literally has first hand knowledge. Corey's lost 23lbs since...

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4yrs; Day 1597 – caregiver meditation questions

Hi Everyone, To begin, we are all well. I received several text messages and emails this week from dear friends and many of Corey's carepage followers because we were not posting. I am sorry to make you worry, I was away. With the help of Caitlin, JohnPaul, Jackie and...

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4yrs; Day 1586 – from Corey

Hi Everyone, Today's inspiration comes from motivational speaker, Brian Tracy An Attitude of Gratitude Develop an attitude of gratitude and give thanks for everything that happens to you knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and...

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4yrs; 4 months – exercise update

Hi Everyone, We have a few updates for you. First from Caitlin posted on her website, caitlinbeattie.com, via the BLOG link: For my senior project for Photojournalism II, I need to create a 2 minute documentary video and I’ve chosen Corey as my subject. For this...

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