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Janet – What’s the best advice you have for others in your situation?

Janet – What’s the best advice you have for others in your situation?

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My advice would be this, that you can lay down and roll over, or you can say, “I’m going to fight.” “I’m going to work to improve.” “I’m going to figure out a way to do this, that, or the other that are challenges now.” You have to ... Show More

My advice would be this, that you can lay down and roll over, or you can say, “I’m going to fight.” “I’m going to work to improve.” “I’m going to figure out a way to do this, that, or the other that are challenges now.” You have to learn how to be patient, and I’m an instant gratification kind of girl so that’s been a big one for me. And people told us that, like “it will take time.” “Things don’t really settle down until you know for two years.” And to be honest, that’s really true. But I really had to learn how to deal with frustration, that’s natural. But don’t give up, keep going because it does get better but it’s up to you.

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Janet – What’s the best advice you have for others in your situation?

Janet

Injured in 2015 at age 45, paraplegic
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My advice would be this, that you can lay down and roll over, or you can say, “I’m going to fight.” “I’m going to work to improve.” “I’m going to figure out a way to do this, that, or the other that are challenges now.” You have to learn how to be patient, and I’m an instant gratification kind of girl so that’s been a big one for me. And people told us that, like “it will take time.” “Things don’t really settle down until you know for two years.” And to be honest, that’s really true. But I really had to learn how to deal with frustration, that’s natural. But don’t give up, keep going because it does get better but it’s up to you.

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