• Anonymous posted an update in the group Group logo of Cognitive IssuesCognitive Issues 6 years, 3 months ago

    I have been getting headaches a lot at school when I try too hard to think of things and Ive been wondering if its a bad thing like its my brain saying hey calm down! Or if its like a muscle that gets sore when its exercised but its a good thing. Before I started school my brother told me something really simple that stuck with me. He said dont…[Read more]

    • I have these headaches too. I find that I process things much slower compared to before surgery(10/11). And the struggle to find words at times most frustrating. the acceptance of the new normal is hard: headaches, seizures, mental changes.. Actually, I am still trying to find my new normal, it is an evolving thing. I still am of work, not…[Read more]

  • Anonymous posted an update in the group Group logo of Cognitive IssuesCognitive Issues 6 years, 4 months ago

    Welcome to my little group David. It’s SO nice to meet someone else who shares my annoying issues! Life can get exhausting when you feel like you are all alone. Anyway thanks for joining and have a great weekend!

    • Thanks Maria…It is very nice to meet someone else that has the same issues. I don’t personally know anyone who has had brain surgery before….so this is so new to me. I talk to a lady from the gym who had her life changed by breast cancer….she’s going through that now, so we are kinda on the same timeline.

      I’m dealing with a lot of the…[Read more]

      • I know how you feel! I just want to tell people, “This isn’t the real me! I’m better than this, I’m happier and more energetic and out going,” you know? Its hard having a handicap that no one see’s. But I guess I just have to accept this “new normal” everyone keeps talking about.

  • Anonymous posted an update in the group Group logo of Cognitive IssuesCognitive Issues 6 years, 4 months ago

    Right now I’m in a french existentialism class and I feel like I relate strongly to Jean Paul Sartre in Nausea. One of the great themes in his book is that language is a thin veneer that separates us from the real world and that when one understands this it is at the same time liberating and nauseating. With all the speech aphasia issues I have…[Read more]

  • Anonymous posted an update in the group Group logo of Cognitive IssuesCognitive Issues 6 years, 4 months ago

    Hi! I am starting this group because I would like to find others to relate to who also have cognitive issues left over from their brain tumors, medication or surgeries. I have a great deal of trouble mentally processing information. Everyone thinks I’m normal but I get nausious almost everyday and have headaches and often feel worried about saying…[Read more]