Andrea got her second diagnosed concussion after a snowboarding fall and is currently experiencing concussion symptoms from the head injury.
Despite her cognitive impairment, Andrea has an inspiring view about her concussion recovery.
She encourages everyone who experiences concussion symptoms to immediately visit a concussion specialist, because concussions are treatable with the right medical care.
She realizes that she has a hand in her concussion treatment and it’s her job to communicate what she’s feeling.
She also is sure to celebrate and appreciate her small victories throughout her concussion recovery process to remind her that there is progress happening even when it may not feel like it.