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Molly – What’s important for family and friends to understand?

Molly – What’s important for family and friends to understand?

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That hardest part was starting like six months after I came home, the following year, so I guess a half a year out to the next year and a half.   Because the first six months, everything was so new and I didn’t know which things were going... Show More

That hardest part was starting like six months after I came home, the following year, so I guess a half a year out to the next year and a half.   Because the first six months, everything was so new and I didn’t know which things were going to stay challenging.  I think it wasn’t six months or a year later that I was like, “Oh yeah, this is going to be hard.”  And that’s an interesting point because I think a lot of people are there for you right after you get hurt, and everyone’s all ready to help you and your family out, and then six months or a year later, it’s kind of old news for them.  But for me, that’s when I was really starting to to internalize what was really going on.  So, that was the point some people were kind of like, “Oh, we don’t necessarily have to be as worried.”  But, that was when it started getting harder for me

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Molly – What’s important for family and friends to understand?

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Injured in 2005 at age 15, quadriplegic
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That hardest part was starting like six months after I came home, the following year, so I guess a half a year out to the next year and a half.   Because the first six months, everything was so new and I didn’t know which things were going to stay challenging.  I think it wasn’t six months or a year later that I was like, “Oh yeah, this is going to be hard.”  And that’s an interesting point because I think a lot of people are there for you right after you get hurt, and everyone’s all ready to help you and your family out, and then six months or a year later, it’s kind of old news for them.  But for me, that’s when I was really starting to to internalize what was really going on.  So, that was the point some people were kind of like, “Oh, we don’t necessarily have to be as worried.”  But, that was when it started getting harder for me

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