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Angela – What was the hardest part of the first days in the hospital?

Angela – What was the hardest part of the first days in the hospital?

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The hardest part was not being able to do things independently. I was 15 years old and just starting to get a taste of independence—I’ve always been an independent person and child.  So, to go from being able to do everything yoursel... Show More

The hardest part was not being able to do things independently. I was 15 years old and just starting to get a taste of independence—I’ve always been an independent person and child.  So, to go from being able to do everything yourself to needing help with everything, even eating, was definitely difficult.  The good news is that it didn’t take long before the OTs and PTs came in who shared my vision of wanting to be more independent.

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Angela – What was the hardest part of the first days in the hospital?

Angela

Injured in 1996 at age 15, quadriplegic
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The hardest part was not being able to do things independently. I was 15 years old and just starting to get a taste of independence—I’ve always been an independent person and child.  So, to go from being able to do everything yourself to needing help with everything, even eating, was definitely difficult.  The good news is that it didn’t take long before the OTs and PTs came in who shared my vision of wanting to be more independent.

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