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How To Cope With Shopping After Brain Surgery

How To Cope With Shopping After Brain Surgery

Shopping After Brain Surgery! Excellent or Nightmare?

Do you find normal things like grocery shopping and paying bills so confusing that it upsets you? Do you find the supermarket so confusing it makes you feel dizzy?

Normal everyday situations can be a lot harder after a brain injury. It can really feel like sensory overload!

Here are some great ideas to help you in those times!

 

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Shopping After Brain Surgery

Ideas mentioned

  • Go At Quieter Times to the Shops

  • Take a List

  • Ask For Help At The Counter

  • Take Advantage of Home Delivery

  • Take Somebody With You

  • Buy Noise-Reduction Headphones

  • Wear Tinted Glasses

  • Wear a Cap

What things would you suggest to cope with shopping after brain surgery, share your ideas below?

 

How To Cope With Shopping After Brain Surgery


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3 Comments

  1. Lina
    4th September 2018 / 9:11 am

    Just lists lists lists! I can’t remember anything and will get distracted by everything else and forget the one thing I went in for unless it’s written down.

    I hate it when supermarkets change their layouts though, because it confuses me so much. I also always use the self checkout or pay by card because I will get flustered if I’m asked for correct change because I can’t do mental arithmetic any more.

  2. 20th June 2018 / 3:34 pm

    I have a better time now they have contactless I was always leaving my bank card in machines. Now I just leave my.phone on random shelves or in the toilets.

    • ClaireB
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      20th June 2018 / 3:49 pm

      That is a great idea Marie! I forget about contactless cards.

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