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

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

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I would say, have a lot of patience. Have a lot of patience, especially, like myself, I was used to doing everything on my own, for myself. Everything from working, to whatever it was, you know, for myself. And at the start, when I wasn't even ab... Show More

I would say, have a lot of patience. Have a lot of patience, especially, like myself, I was used to doing everything on my own, for myself. Everything from working, to whatever it was, you know, for myself. And at the start, when I wasn't even able to even hold a telephone, getting a drink of water, anything, you know, becomes, like, this major obstacle, obstacle, that's all. But if you continue to see them in that way, that's what they gonna become to you, it's going to lead to depression, headaches, frustration. And on the other hand, you know, it's, you know, once I seen, I started picking up a cup, I started grabbing the phone, I started grabbing the remote control, it made things so much easier for everybody. But, I mean, I think it all starts with having patience, accepting your disability, and making the best of it.

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

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Injured in 1998 at age 24, quadriplegic
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I would say, have a lot of patience. Have a lot of patience, especially, like myself, I was used to doing everything on my own, for myself. Everything from working, to whatever it was, you know, for myself. And at the start, when I wasn't even able to even hold a telephone, getting a drink of water, anything, you know, becomes, like, this major obstacle, obstacle, that's all. But if you continue to see them in that way, that's what they gonna become to you, it's going to lead to depression, headaches, frustration. And on the other hand, you know, it's, you know, once I seen, I started picking up a cup, I started grabbing the phone, I started grabbing the remote control, it made things so much easier for everybody. But, I mean, I think it all starts with having patience, accepting your disability, and making the best of it.

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