- http://thoughtfulveg.blogspot.com/writer, 2010 - present
- http://braininjuryknow.blogspot.com/writer, 2010 - present
- Sierra County Mental HealthBehavior Specialist
- United Cerebal PalsyEarly Intervention Program Manager
- Valley Mountain Regional CenterClient Program Coordinator & Service Coordinator
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
- San Francisco State UniversityMA - Special Education
- CSU, StanislausBA - Psychology
- Merced CollegeAA - Business Administration
"Angela, we took yours."
Consciousness is important cuz u can't do anything without it. The govt took mine while I was in a coma, n now won't give it back.
GIVE IT BACK! https://www.change.org/p/president-of-the-united-states-declare-angela-conscious?recruiter=590758628&utm_source=petitions_show_components_action_panel_wrapper&utm_medium=copylink
the govt can do this n did.
Enter your name n address to sign. It asks for your e-mail. Where it asks why, put u agree. If u want, u can put a comment n there is a box to check to display the comment. Don't check this to be anonymous. I believe u were able to go back n comment after signing.
The pressure sore (sometimes called bed sores if the person is in bed)
is when the skin tissue starts to break down from pressure being put on
it. You wouldn't think of it happening in bed, but to a person who doesn't
move it can. Just do this one thing ...
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"Miracles" can be attributed to stem cells. We all have what is known as Adult Stem Cells. These aren't as good as the Embryonic Stem Cells used in research, but they can be good enough.
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Where in the brain is memory located? Memory is everywhere. Each
brain cell has memory. We call this cell memory. Put enough of these
cells together and you get large organism memories. It's like a jigsaw
puzzle and each cell is a piece. The puzzle onl...
The person sitting in a wheel chair can't adjust every 15-20 min. If can do 30min without moving, go the full hr. Your bottom may become uncomfortable. This is an area that develops pressure sores.
Sores start as redness n we don't think about them. When it reaches the further stages, medical intervention, maybe even hospitalization might be needed.
Caregivers should always check for redness, usually when undressing. Check when removing an AFO or brace. People laying in bed should be turned on a side every few hrs.
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