Being your own advocate with Seth Vincent

Episode 6 December 22, 2021 00:36:29
Being your own advocate with Seth Vincent
TBI Therapist
Being your own advocate with Seth Vincent
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Show Notes

During this conversation, Seth talked about his experiences with brain cancer.  It started with horrible headaches and a cascade of appointments. We talk about the difficulties he discovered as he first faced a brain tumor in 1997 when he was 19 years old. He talks about what it was like for the tumor to come back at a different phase of his life. It was a wonderfully inspiring discussion that included the intersections of faith, struggle, and hopefulness.   

 

Meet Seth: 

Seth is the executive pastor at Pathway Vineyard Church (which is where I (Jen)) attend!  I’ve heard his brain injury story on Sundays on various occasions while in church. He is an inspirational survivor and pastor, husband, and father in my community. He shares his journey with recovery from a brain tumor and other medical complications. 

 

Things we discussed: 

 

Takeaways

 

Takeaway #1

You’ve got to be your best advocate.  You have to make sure that you make that call. Bug a receptionist. Make things happen! 



Takeaway #2

Don’t wait to find your support group.  Start early finding a group of people who have similar stories in a way that no one else can relate to in your brain injury journey. 

Over time you are going to see yourself in so many different ways and the most important way is being a child of God. 



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