People Anticipate What You Might Say

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What Makes Me Cranky

anticipateEver since my accident and not being able to speak, one of the hardest things to get used to is having people anticipate what you’re thinking or about to spell out a comment on the communication board.

Not being able to speak has so many pitfalls people in general never think of. Just to convey in your own words a message has so much power. To take that away from you is something people never think about.

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Leaving My Home’s Security

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Shopping Day

keltrolWhen I came home from the nursing home I had no means of transport. I was supplied taxi vouchers by the Military, I was kept waiting for a cab frequently. A handicapped cab was harder to order due to the availability and many it was times late to arrive.

It ended up being an frustrating day. I had to plan my day around the availability of the taxi, which I was able to access in my wheelchair. The taxi could be very unreliable at times, leaving me to wait up to 3 hours. It made an enjoyable day out turn into a nightmare.

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People Think They Know What You’re About To Say

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Anticipation Of Your Answer

anticipationpngEver since my accident one of the hardest things to get used to is having people anticipate what you’re thinking or about to spell out a comment on the communication board.

Not being able to speak has so many pit falls people never think of. Just to convey in your own words has so much power and to take that away from you is something people never think about. For a carer especially to constantly attempt to anticipate your answer to a question they have asked is so infuriating. If they’re not going to allow you time to answer why ask.

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