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Angela Ronson
Works at http://thoughtfulveg.blogspot.com/
Attended San Francisco State University
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writer
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  • http://thoughtfulveg.blogspot.com/
    writer, 2010 - present
  • http://braininjuryknow.blogspot.com/
    writer, 2010 - present
  • Sierra County Mental Health
    Behavior Specialist
  • United Cerebal Palsy
    Early Intervention Program Manager
  • Valley Mountain Regional Center
    Client Program Coordinator & Service Coordinator
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the famous vegetable brain
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I was diagnosed vegetative, PVS, and I am not anymore. Nobody will change that. https://youtu.be/ltGRQJJ5WiU

I have a BA in Psychology, and an MA in Special Education. I worked in disability, early  childhood disability, and for mental health prior to my incident. (For some reason I knew what to do, but couldn't move. I now have limited movement. All of this is typed with one finger.)

I'm a "vegetable", or PVS. I now have 1 finger I use.


My local newspaper did a story which a friend scanned into here, http://thoughtfulveg.blogspot.com/2012/02/angela.html


Keep doing your exercises, http://braininjuryknow. blogspot.com/2010/12/rehab-at- home.html. Even if it's years since your brain injury occurred.
 
 
 
Bragging rights
Vice President, Sierra Co. First Five, 2002
Education
  • San Francisco State University
    MA - Special Education
  • CSU, Stanislaus
    BA - Psychology
  • Merced College
    AA - Business Administration

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Is it too good to be true?
Excuse me, but I used to be blind in my right eye and now I'm not, and nobody sees that as a big deal ? I've
thought it was rewiring mainly, but I recently read that an
over-the-counter eye medication is reversing the damage caused by MS.
Could this be t...
Excuse me, but I used to be blind in my right eye and now I'm not, and nobody sees that as a big deal? I've thought it was rewiring mainly, but I recently read that an over-the-counter eye medication is reversing the dama...
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This is WAY passed happening in the 1st yr.
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I am listed as PVS, Permanent Vegetative Syndrome. I'm saying a goof was made. I am not permanently a vegetable! Back then I should have been listed as Locked-In Syndrome. It's too late for tests now as I'm not locked in anymore. Questions of consciousness should not be directed at me. LIS is conscious. My current state, PVS (on paper), is not conscious.
The actual diagnosis is "semi-vegetative" which u may have a hard time finding.
http://thoughtfulveg.blogspot.com/2016/06/amazing-on-top-of-amazing.html
"It is possible that I was vegetative, PVS, and my progression has been towards Locked-In Syndrome."   ppl in coma showing consciousness on a scan are most likely totally locked-in. They can't even open their eyes. Medicine has advanced to where it can identify them. Save them would be next.
In the beginning of my disability, I thought I had Locked-In Syndrome. It was mistaken for being vegetative, or PVS. "THE WALLED IN ALIVE DISEASE! (French term for locked-in syndrome)" is plain to see here. http://spiritualsc...
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" As said, locked-in syndrome can be mistaken for a vegetative state that may occur secondary to trauma or a variety of different conditions, especially if affected individuals have visual or hearing loss making the diagnosis more difficult." http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/locked-in-syndrome/
So many ppl have now said I've had LIS it's not funny. The visioh problem threw ppl.
+ACLU of Northern California here's the misdiagnosis.
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For two years, Angela suffered the “locked in syndrome” http://spiritualscientific.com/.../not-a-vegetable-at.../
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I'm Here
I don't know what I am, but it is definitely not vegetative. A
grad student once proposed that what I have is more like an extension of Locked-In
Syndrome. This person knew nothing about how I previously believed that I
had Locked-In Syndrome compounded ...
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I still need a Society for Neuroscience member to submit a video. Pls respond or mssg.
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Amazing On Top of Amazing
In the beginning of my disability, I thought I had Locked-In Syndrome. It was mistaken for being vegetative, or PVS. " THE WALLED IN ALIVE DISEASE! (French term for locked-in syndrome)" is plain to see here.  http://spiritualscientific.com/DrMorseBlog/2010/...
In the beginning of my disability, I thought I had Locked-In Syndrome. It was mistaken for being vegetative, or PVS. "THE WALLED IN ALIVE DISEASE! (French term for locked-in syndrome)" is plain to see here. http://spiritualsc...
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" The bleed started in my cerebellum, or at the top of my spine. I was told "blood ran down your neck."" http://thoughtfulveg.blogspot.com/2014/08/amazing-order-of-events.html
Doctors kept saying it was like a brainstem bleed. My AVM was next to the pons. The cerebellum isn't in the brainstem, but the pons is. When my AVM bled, a lot went to the pons. Insult to the pons is associated with Locked-In Syndrome. As I regained consciousness, I could observe, but not react. I couldn't even blink my eyes at 1st. This is that consciousness in persons in coma
To figure how the stem cells were triggered, I need a biologist. Anyone? Is there any literature on blood flow n stem cells? A small Central American country is purporting they do a procedure that releases Adult Stem Cells. How? What's the procedure? Or have they just found a way to make a buck off the rich? I am still left with blood running down the spinal cord. I know there are powerful stem cells there. The blood had to have triggered stem cell production.
In the video...I think just like Sherlock Holmes.
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If I get no takers to sponsor this video, then I publish it myself with a story about SfN Deadline is 6/16 n I need an SfN member +Jason Snyder  ur on the list.
If u know an SfN member, then pls help.
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Occasional swearing, not all the time, looks good.
Seven ways in which swearing can actually be psychologically positive.
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Yes. An article asks. http://neurosciencenews.com/vegetative-state-patients-recognition-682/ I can say yes because I am still "semi-vegetati

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