I almost died. On November 7, 1983, I was struck by a car while riding my bicycle to school. The girl who hit me freaked and fled the scene, leaving me knocked out and sprawled out in the middle of the street. Fortunately someone spotted me before I was run over (again) and called 911. I was in a coma for a week. The brain injury was inoperable. The damage was most severe in the area my brain responsible for speech. No one knew whether I would ever speak again… if I ever woke up. Clearly I DID wake up, … Continue reading
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On November 7, 1983 I was hit by a car and thrown into a coma. When I woke up I couldn’t sleep for a year and a half. My brain didn’t function the way it used to. The love of my life dumped me. I was suicidal.
The head injury devastated my life for years. And I took away some powerful, positive life lessons from the experience… Continue reading