C’est la Vie

Inside Danielle's mind

There’s nothing else you can say.  Sometimes life sucks, circumstances suck, but that’s life.  There is nothing you can do about it.

I (of all people) think I know that best.  Sigh, when life gives you lemons make lemonade.

In 1997 here was this awful car accident with a Jeep Cherokee and another car driven by a young guy, speeding around a corner.  The girl in the Jeep was driving a friend home after a cheerleading performance when getting into that car accident on the first Saturday morning after the new school year had started.  The accident put the 16 year old in a comatose state, upon ‘waking up’ 2 1/2 months later, right before Thanksgiving.  I’m the girl in the Jeep, the young traumatic brain injury survivor.

My car was turning left, past a lane of oncoming traffic when another car came around the corner and didn’t see me…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. sheridegrom - From the literary and legislative trenches.
    Jul 30, 2015 @ 17:58:52

    Thanks for reblogging this story. It’s amazing how individuals can fight back after such a devastating brain injury. Thank you.

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  2. OLED PHAT nu glee
    Jul 30, 2015 @ 18:12:31

    Life tosses us wild cards, thankfully we get to choose how we use them

    Liked by 1 person


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