I need to book a ride to home depot,then I can get a cordless drill.That would enable me to do so much without any help!I also need hardweare to hang things in my apt,screws,mollys,also I remember out back,you used to be able to mix and make your own cleaning solvents,floor,counter,wood,GLASS,I wonder if now they have anti backterial stuff!I used to always make my own! Im getting very frustraited cause I cant talk with Bri!Her phones not workin,she dosnt read her mail,dosnt respond when I fb her,jeesh!
Tonight was the first time I cooked a dinna in my place that wasnt microwaved :)!It was only mac and cheese but,I do it betta than they tell you to!Always use more butter(I use margerine,cheaper)than milk and add graded cheese!Ive got some for another time too!;)
I took a very short cruise cause I didnt feel safe!Maybe cause I was using to sidewalk!I always feel like Im gonna tip over on those very bumpy sidewalks!I think I said once b4 I will use the street.Im gonna use the street from now on,I think I should follow the same rules as if I was walking,face traffic!
What to do today,Im gonna take a cruise for sure,work on my sound system,connect my new speakers.Id love to connect my hdmi cable but,it takes lots of manuverabillity,something Im not comfortable with YET!
I just got back from a successfull cruise on my scooter,successfull cause I didnt tip ova at all :)!Im learning what I can do and what I shouldnt.I even saw cmC at dds drive throu,she was gonna let me go in front of her nice new mini van but,the ground was uneven so I thought it best to let her proceed then go on a flatter surface!
I look around my place and cant help but get a big smile on my face!Im setting it up so happy to me!Pictures of my kids everywhere,my motorcycle replicas all around,my big screen tv,my sound system,my awards and diplomas,I like to have a candle lite too,an aroma candle,I like smelly sh-t:)!
You could say I had a successfull shopping trip to bestbuy!I got two bose speakers to complete my surround sound!I had some bose speakers b4 and they sounded the BEST!I also got a universial remote!Im hoping that will operate my tv,cable,reciever,both dvd players!They said I need a program to use my laptop as a dvr but,I think I can figure a way arround that,JR is gonna get me an hdmi cable,then at least I can connect my laptop and tv!Then I will find a way to make these do what I want them to do :)!
Im going to bestbuy to get a couple speakers and look at a few things but,I always said when I get on my own Ill look into getting a bowflex home gym.Resistance training,when I did that at the "y" I believe it helped to controll my tremers!
Today I booked a ride to and from bestbuy in Braintree.I do have some things I need like a couple speakers for my surround sound,Ill look at dvrs,get info on new cell phones.If I can remember those 3 things Im doin well.Oh I need paper towells too!
I got the trash out but,I think Ill leave walgreens for another day.Im going to bestbuy tomorrow maybe theres a store in that plaza I can pick up paper towells.I do have to look for speakers.Im missing one of mine I used to use as rear speakers for my surround sound!
I booked a ride to best buy tomorow!I saw another add on tv that said comcast has a plan where you can connect to the internet anywhere there is cell phone reception!They also have cell plans with at&t I think.For an extra $10 I can use my netbook and laptop anywhere!Ive got to study all this stuff!
Ive been thinking of what to do tomorrow and Ive come up with a plan!Im doin well with my money so I think its time to look at dvrs!Maybe a trip to bestbuy!Then I see advertized 4g cell phones,just find out what they are all about.Ive wanted a dvr for years now but,I should wait untill I get my hdmi cable for my puter cause Im hoping my puter will then work as a dvr.I already have cds,dvrs and dvrws!
I just finished dinna and realized there was a time when my food was feed to me through a tube that went through a hole in my stomach,a feeding tube!Food tastes great now!Its memories like that,make me enjoy life all the more :)!
I took a very short cruise just around the complex.Im getting used to what my or where my building is.Just being tbi I forget so easy but,repetitoin is good! I just spoke with Jane,a tennet at ramblewood whos interested in forming a tenant association,a chance to meet people :)!Shes commin ova here 4-4.30.
I had a very productive morning!I went to homegoods in Braintree was able to pick up some needed things.Best thing was a non stick fry pan!I was also able to open a savings account at citizens bank.I will be able to transfer funds easally on-line from my checking and saving:)!
Today is MMD's birthday!I remember that cause I used to pay $521 a wk in child support to Nice!I neva missed a payment till my accidnt and then drinks paid my salery for a while after the accidnt!I deserved it after all I was the best :)!
That was quite an experience going to this dental clinic!They have all the state of art equipment!They took x-rays of all my teeth,you see everything on a large flat pannel screen,looked the same as my tv!I still have perodontis so hes gonna see if mass health will pay for a deep cleaning!Im very impressed with this clinic :)!
Im getting happier as days go by!I have so much feedom now,transportation,more mobility(with my scooter)my great home entertainment,puter,tv,sound system,but,Ive still got a long way to go!I need to join a gym, or the Quncy ymca!Maybe thats the place I should join.Maybe serve 2 goals.I could meet a lady there too!;)
I booked a ride to stop and shop tomorrow,not cause I need food but,I think I remember a home goods in that little mall,I used to get some neat stuff there cheap!That was b4 my coma when I lived in n.Quincy,lets see if my memory serves me right!:)
Hics was great!WE had an in-service where a lady explained eppollepsi.Thats a problem with the brain too!I asked her "Are we prone to get it cause of our tbi?" she said "you have a greater risk of getting it".Thats all I need is another concern,jeesh!
Ive been able to expand my horizones.I went for a little cruise on my scooter.I did tip over thou!What Ive got to do is examon how and why it happend and think of ways I can correct it so it neva happens again!All part of learning or just getting used to my scooter.
A computer is such a usefull tool for anyone especially Tbi survivor!I knew I had peapod comming today but,I forgot what time!They send me a comfermation email saying aprox delivery time,they are comming 6-9 pm,when I forget again I just check the mail again :)!
I orderd out for dinna,got a great steak and cheese calzone,then I hopped on my scooterand went for a little ride around rablewood.Ive got nothing goin on tomorrow so I think its a good day to expand my herizones :)!
I went out for a little cruise on my scooter!Just around the apt complex thou.Im not totally used to my scooter YET but,if I keep working with it just around the complex Im sure in a week Ill be ready to expand my horizens!:)
It was casino night at hics!I played blackjack all night.I won some and lost but,I had a great time ;)!I hung out with cmK,she was the dealer.She was great,I had lots of fun playing blackjack with her,she made it so much fun :)!
CmD was here,we did alot, made a direct deposit system for my ssdi ck!Thats a great thing cause Friday Im going to stop and shop,the citizens bank there to deposit my ck so I may as well pick up a few things :).
Hics was great today!We continued our disscussoin on cell phones and driving.I think no way should you be texting while driving but,I used to talk on the phone constantly while driving,bacically that was a major part of my job with giant glass!I never had a accident that was my fault!Tomorrow cmD is making a home visit,Ive got lots to do cause I got my new debt card,have to change all my methods of payments with all my creditors I pay electronically!
I went out for a cruise this afternoon but,for some reason,I didnt feel safe,so I imediatly went home.I need some things at the store but,Im really not confident I know how to get there.I do have a ride booked to stop and shop tommorow!
This am was just what I needed!I was kinda down on lfe and myself but,after church this am,Im right back to being my normal confident,positive self!One of the members,which I like her and her husband said after talking with me,I got rid of all her fears about something I forget what it was now thou but,just by my optomistic look at things!She gave me many thanks and that made my day!
Today is a day off but, I do have some tasks to do.Call "the ride" tell them I need some options put on thier web site,mobility aid,my scooter,new destination,stop and shop in Braintree,I think there is a ctizens bank there too.I cant find my master money card so I must cash a check,I cant be casshless,not me :).Mail everyone that has been following my journey my new address for my blog and how to become a follower.I cant find my debit(master money)card,I called the bank,reported it but,it will take 7-10 days to get another one so Ive gutta make sure I have cash! "The ride" call has been done,took two calls thou,I forgot to ask them to put my scooter on the web site!Now I gutta send out emails.I think there is a citizens bank at stop and shop so I can book a ride there to cash a check:)!
I took a cruise but,it taught me a valueable lesson,go slow!I tipped over,didnt get hurt,except my pride but,I must take it slow!A nice lady then a nice man stopped to make sure I was okay and if I needed any help but,Im gonna be even more carefull now!
Its kinda srange how we now get info on how people you care abouts lives are going.I find out so much on facebook!It seems thier are many people like I am!I dont mean exactly like me but,using the internet to bacically get things out of your mind,vent!Some posts are very sad,others happy.This internet has changed the way we get our information!
At hics we go to the big apple circus today in Boston!After I can test my new wheels ;)!I hope it works!Ive waited so long for independence,this would give me so much,go where I want when I want,only thing thats gonna be beta is when I get my drivers licence back and thats gonna happen!
Living with tbi is the hardest thing Ive ever had to deal with and Ive dealt with hard issues many times before!Divorce and a broken neck,2nd cervical vetabrate!This is so hard thou!I cant help but think of all Ive lost!My career,worked my way up to be the best at what I did!Worked for a great coponey that paid me as the best!2001 I had my best year,well in the six figure catagory,seeing the perfect(for me)lady,we had plans to get married but,she couldnt deal with my tbi :(!Yes life WAS easy!Now everything is a struggle!Even simple things I now struggle with!Its been said why do it!I do it cause I believe I can do anything,and do it well!When I struggle with anything,I think of ways I can make it easyer!That is what drives me crazy thou,the fact b4 I didnt even have to think of how to do some task,I was able to just do it.Now Ive got to give my total concentration to a specific tast and even it dosent always go right! Now my job is to work on myself!Im gonna work at it with the same…
Sometimes I really feel like Im goin nuts!I got home today,did my normal things,pickup,ck mail,snail and electronic,snack,drink,ck rides,I could sware I had no rides booked for rec tomorrow!I figured thats okay cause I have to be here for my scooter to come!"The ride"just called with pickup times for tomorrow!Sometimes I think Im loosin it:)!
Im pretty lucky when I think of all Ive been able to accomplish!Im totally independent,I can walk,think,organize,I even think Ive progressed intellectually!I was always a smart man but,now with my puter,I think Ive become smarter!;)