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Minna – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

Minna – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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Transitioning from a hospital to home is very tricky. I think when you first come to the hospital, you go, “Oh my God, I can’t believe this is my home for a while,” and then you get acclimated to it. Everybody knows your business, and t... Show More

Transitioning from a hospital to home is very tricky. I think when you first come to the hospital, you go, “Oh my God, I can’t believe this is my home for a while,” and then you get acclimated to it. Everybody knows your business, and then at some juncture, you find comfort within the fact that everybody knows your business. And I think I had my first primal cry when I actually went home because that’s when reality sets in. I always tell people, you know, the reality of this injury hits you when you take this back home. Even though the house may not have changed, but the way you station yourself within that environment completely changes. So, it was the second catastrophic event I think is when you take this home.

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Minna – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?

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Injured in 1999 at age 35, paraplegic
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Transitioning from a hospital to home is very tricky. I think when you first come to the hospital, you go, “Oh my God, I can’t believe this is my home for a while,” and then you get acclimated to it. Everybody knows your business, and then at some juncture, you find comfort within the fact that everybody knows your business. And I think I had my first primal cry when I actually went home because that’s when reality sets in. I always tell people, you know, the reality of this injury hits you when you take this back home. Even though the house may not have changed, but the way you station yourself within that environment completely changes. So, it was the second catastrophic event I think is when you take this home.

Minna – How did you deal with the transition from hospital to home?
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